Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique
Conselho para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Ciências Sociais em África
مجلس تنمية البحوث الإجتماعية في أفريقيا
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⋄ Content and Introduction
⋄ Pragmatism as a Vision of the World and as a Method: A Philosophical Examination of the Challenges Presented to Contemporary Social Research by Subjective Idealism, Nkolo Foé
⋄ Comparison: A Foundational Approach in the Social Sciences, Cécile Vigour
⋄ The Alchemist and the Apprentice Myth-Hunter, Comments on Social Engineering in African Social Sciences, Jean-Bernard Ouédraogo & Pierre Bouda
⋄ An Introduction to the Epistemology of the Social Sciences, Sémou Pathé Guèye
⋄ Reasons and Causes: Wittgenstein versus the Myth of Causal Explanation in the Social Sciences, Pierre Bouda
⋄ Scientific Logics and Methodologies, Gbocho Akissi
⋄ Construction of the Subject as a Practice of Clarification of Social Relationships, Jean Ferdinand Mbah
⋄ Moroccan Sociology: Epistemological Preliminaries, Abderrahman El-Maliki
⋄ Autochthones Making their Realities Strange in Order to Better Understand Them, Roseline M. Achieng’
⋄ Life History and the Writing of Ethnography: The Case of Morocco, Mokhtar El Harras
⋄ Audiovisual Instruments in Ethnographic Research, Clara Carvalho
⋄ Establishing an Observation, Producing a Discourse, Illustrating Results Possibilities for the Photographic Tool, Anne Attané
⋄ Writing in the Social Sciences: From Field Notes to Scientific Reports, Alexandra Bidet and Erwan Le Méner


Readings in Methodology: African Perspectives

Readings in Methodology: African Perspectives. Edited by Jean-Bernard Ouédraogo & Carlos Cardoso. Dakar, CODESRIA, 2011, 272 p., ISBN: 978-2-86978-483-3

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Content


Content and Introduction
(i-xv)
(17-35)

PART ONE: SOCIAL REASONS FOR SCIENTIFIC PRACTICE


Pragmatism as a Vision of the World and as a Method: A Philosophical Examination of the Challenges Presented to Contemporary Social Research by Subjective Idealism, Nkolo Foé
(3-16)

The Alchemist and the Apprentice Myth-Hunter, Comments on Social Engineering in African Social Sciences, Jean-Bernard Ouédraogo & Pierre Bouda
(17-35)

PART TWO: LOGICS OF DISCOVERY


An Introduction to the Epistemology of the Social Sciences, Sémou Pathé Guèye
(39-76)

Reasons and Causes: Wittgenstein versus the Myth of Causal Explanation in the Social Sciences, Pierre Bouda
(77-86)

Scientific Logics and Methodologies, Gbocho Akissi
(87-100)

Construction of the Subject as a Practice of Clarification of Social Relationships, Jean Ferdinand Mbah
(101-124)

PART THREE: CONTEXTUAL DETERMINATIONS


Moroccan Sociology: Epistemological Preliminaries, Abderrahman El-Maliki
(125-138)

Autochthones Making their Realities Strange in Order to Better Understand Them, Roseline M. Achieng’
(139-146)

PART FOUR: TOOLS FOR INVESTIGATION


Life History and the Writing of Ethnography: The Case of Morocco, Mokhtar El Harras
(149-162)

Audiovisual Instruments in Ethnographic Research, Clara Carvalho
(163-172)

Establishing an Observation, Producing a Discourse, Illustrating Results Possibilities for the Photographic Tool, Anne Attané
(173-214)

Comparison: A Foundational Approach in the Social Sciences, Cécile Vigour
(215-246)

PART FIVE: WRITING AND RESEARCH


Writing in the Social Sciences: From Field Notes to Scientific Reports, Alexandra Bidet and Erwan Le Méner
(249-272)
November 18 2011



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