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Title Researching amongst elites [electronic resource] : challenges and opportunities in studying up / edited by Luis L.M. Aguiar, Christopher J. Schneider.
Publication Info. Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Redirecting the academic gaze upward -- "Studying up" Wall Street: reflections on theory and methodology -- "Studying up" in the context of Civil War: understanding armed defense of the status quo -- Getting in and finding out: accessing and interviewing elites in business and work contexts -- Interviewing celebrities: strategies for getting beyond the sound bite -- Examining elites using qualitative media analysis: celebrity news coverage and TMZ -- Overlooking the workers: community leaders' perspectives on plant closures and economic recession -- The globality of globals: from floating to escape routes -- Studying immigrant entrepreneurs: from ordinary to big players in the transnational capitalist class -- Productive disorientation, or the ups and downs of embodied research -- A feminist researcher interviewing elite men: reflections on "studying up" and selling out -- Turning over rocks and unsettling memories: "studying up" Euro-Canadians in the spaces between cultures -- Methodological challenges faced when researching in hostile environments: the SAWP in a Canadian hinterland.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Social mobility -- Research.
Elite (Social sciences) -- Research.
Social classes -- Research.
Added Author Aguiar, Luis L. M.
Schneider, Christopher J.
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Related To Print version: Aguiar, Luis L. M. Researching amongst elites. Farnham ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2012 9781409429555 (DLC) 2012012821
ISBN 9781409429562 (ebk : PDF)
1409429563 (ebk : PDF)
9781409484233 (ebk : ePUB)
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