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1980), ‘Some fieldwork problems in teacher-based research’, British Educational Research Journal, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 165–73; examines the problems for researchers who are already members of the institutions in which they conduct research. A section of the paper deals with questions of access. Freilich, M. ), Marginal Natives at Work: Anthropologists in the Field (New York: Wiley). Contains first person accounts by anthropologists together with a good introduction by Freilich (1977b) that raises key issues concerning the start of the field research process.

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