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The art and science of portraiture

By: Lawrence-Lightfoot, Sara.
Contributor(s): Davis, Jessica Hoffmann.
Publisher: San Francisco Jossey-Bass 1997Description: xvii, 293 p.ISBN: 9780787962425.Subject(s): Social sciences - Research | Social sciences - Methodology | Portraits - Social aspects | Art and society | Art and scienceDDC classification: 300.72 Summary: "The writing is beautiful, the ideas persuasive, and the picture it paints of the process of careful observation is one that every writer should read. . . . A rich and wonderful book." --American Journal of EducationA landmark contribution to the field of research methodology, this remarkable book illuminates the origins, purposes, and features of portraiture--placing it within the larger discourse on social science inquiry and mapping it onto the broader terrain of qualitative research. (http://www.josseybass.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0787962422.html)
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"The writing is beautiful, the ideas persuasive, and the picture it paints of the process of careful observation is one that every writer should read. . . . A rich and wonderful book."
--American Journal of EducationA landmark contribution to the field of research methodology, this remarkable book illuminates the origins, purposes, and features of portraiture--placing it within the larger discourse on social science inquiry and mapping it onto the broader terrain of qualitative research. (http://www.josseybass.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0787962422.html)

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