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- Created on: 16-02-17 16:01
types of observations
Non- participant observations: when the researcher observes the group or event without taking part in it.
Participant observations: this is when the researcher takes part in a group whilst observing others
Overt observations: this is when the sociologists is open about what they are doing and makes their true identity and purpose known.
Covert observations: this is when the sociologist carries out research under cover, often taking on false identification and role to conceal their true purpose from participants.