Participation in Action: Epistemological and Methodological
Approach of the Chicago School Beyond the Myth
| STUDI DI SOCIOLOGIA - 2020 - 1
It is typically believed by students of sociology that the Chicago School invented the participant observation method, thereby giving rise to a new, participatory way to carryout research based on the involvement of social actors. According to some authors, however, it is simply a myth to associate the Chicago School with the foundation of the participatory approach, whereas according to others this connection represents the truth...