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67. Participant Observation 2: Overt Participant Observation

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This Sociology Factsheet will look at the research method of Participant Observation focussing particularly on the use of overt participant observation and the advantages and disadvantages of using this type of observation in sociological research.

See Sociology Factsheet 64 for details on covert participant observation.

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January 2010

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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