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Category Archives: research methods

  1. The Dissertation ‘Two Pager’: A strategy to sustain a “big picture” view of a doctoral thesis August 9, 2018

    Posted in academia, research, research methods, writing.

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  2. On the importance of teaching the mechanics of doing research April 21, 2018

    Posted in academia, research, research methods.

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  3. Strategies to read (and excerpt) an entire book I: Edited volumes September 29, 2017

    Posted in academia, reading strategies, research, research methods.

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  4. How to prepare for doctoral comprehensive (preliminary, qualifying) exams August 8, 2017

    Posted in academia, research methods.

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  5. Reverse-planning (backcasting) a paper (or a research project) December 31, 2016

    Posted in academia, productivity, research, research methods, writing.

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  6. On the value of urban ethnography in understanding contemporary society November 3, 2016

    Posted in academia, ethnography, research methods.

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  7. On having ethnographic sensibility September 6, 2016

    Posted in academia, research methods.

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  8. Tales of the Field. On Writing Ethnography (Van Maanen, 2011) August 17, 2016

    Posted in academia, research methods.

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  9. Should public administration scholarship be subjected to the same transparency standards as political science? A response to Lars Tummers August 1, 2016

    Posted in academia, public administration, research methods.

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  10. How to do a literature review: Citation tracing, concept saturation and results’ mind-mapping June 15, 2016

    Posted in academia, research, research methods.

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  11. Deep Ethnography, Transnational Social Movements and Vulnerable Populations (Talk at University of Connecticut) October 19, 2015

    Posted in academia, research methods.

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  12. Upcoming talk: Deep Ethnography, Transnational Social Movements and Vulnerable Populations October 17, 2015

    Posted in academia, research, research methods.

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  13. Towards interdisciplinarity: Recent book acquisitions by CIDE Region Centro’s library May 11, 2013

    Posted in academia, research, research methods.

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  14. Notes from the field: Studying my own municipality’s solid waste and wastewater systems April 21, 2013

    Posted in academia, research, research methods.

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  15. Dr. Kathy Baylis on forest conservation policies in Mexico at CIDE Region Centro April 9, 2013

    Posted in academia, policy analysis, policy instruments, research, research methods.

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  16. Using academic conferences to get feedback on new research projects July 8, 2012

    Posted in research methods.

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