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Deanna J. Trakas (Ed.)
Focus Groups Revisited
Lessons from qualitative research with children
Reihe: Medizinkulturen im Vergleich
Bd. 22, 2009, 168 S., 29.90 EUR, 29.90 CHF, br., ISBN 978-3-8258-0041-3
This book brings together a collection of articles about performing focus groups with 7 to 11 year-old children. All of the contributions were written by members of a multidisciplinary project which took place in six study sites in Europe and investigated children's experiences with their asthma. The text can be used as a handbook for children's focus groups. It also presents an anthropological perspective to serve as a critical commentary on the processes which occur when focus groups are taken out of their native terrain and used in new social collectivities.