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and an odd but related aside...diaries may cause illness:

http://www.newscientist.com/news/news.jsp?id=ns99996374

-dave


At 09:38 AM 9/10/2004, Volker Täube wrote:
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>Dear Lisa,
>Hummell and Sodeur have used diaries in order to track contacts of students
>within their first semester at University (even though they were asked to
>record contacts over a week and not over three decades). They used name
>generators with respect to different kinds of contacts
>(friendship/socializing and more study related).
>You can find data and documentation (also in English) under:
>
>http://wolfgang.sodeur.bei.t-online.de/
>
>I hope you can do something with it!
>
>Kind regards,
>
>Volker
>
>
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>Gesendet: Freitag, 10. September 2004 14:42
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>Betreff: contact diaries
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>Dear all,
>
>I am doing my PhD research on network utilisation by migrant elites, and
>-amongst other things- I want to use 'contact diaries' as a method of data
>collection. That is, I want to ask participants to keep track of all their
>encounters with others, either by mail, face-to-face contact or telephone
>etc for a period of at least 30 days. The aim is to get to know which kind
>of contacts they use for what purpose. I know Michael Gurevitch used this
>method in 1961, and his thesis is very helpful to me, but I cannot find any
>other research that uses the same method. I know there is some research done
>on things as drinking patterns using the diary method, but not when it comes
>to everyday contacts.
>
>Can anybody help me out on this? Do you know research that does use this
>method or do you have some do's and don't's? I would be most grateful for
>any suggestion.
>
>Best regards,
>
>Lisa Peters
>
>
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