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Introduction The Ways of Pathways
ByRobert W. Habenstein
Pages 6

This introduction presents an overview of the key concepts discussed in the subsequent chapters of this book. The book explores field research consists primarily in finding certain kinds of people and then getting them to give away the things our concepts, hunches, and sensitivities as practitioners of social research direct to look for. It explores the correctional system in Gene Kassebaum's, and the hospital in Hans Mauksch's, there remains the clear acknowledgment of the importance of persons collectively endeavoring to bring under control the vicissitudes of daily existence within such a setting. The book provides the clear acknowledgment of the importance of persons collectively endeavoring to bring under control the vicissitudes of daily existence within such a setting. It suggests that in organizational study the maintenance of trust has its reciprocal in the demonstration of harmlessness, and Gene Kassebaum's reminder of the tolerance with which ongoing institutional systems accommodate known observers.