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Selection of Research Participants

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In this chapter the reader will have the opportunity of a brief explanation of the terms most commonly used by ethnobiologist and ethnoecologist as well as access to information about procedures for contact with the informant, theoretical and practical to check the validity and reliability of information obtained, and which the main measures to be adopted in resolving the problem of sampling.

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  • Sampling in ethnobiology
  • Selection of informants

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Albuquerque, U.P., de Lucena, R.F.P., de Freitas Lins Neto, E.M. (2014). Selection of Research Participants. In: Albuquerque, U., Cruz da Cunha, L., de Lucena, R., Alves, R. (eds) Methods and Techniques in Ethnobiology and Ethnoecology. Springer Protocols Handbooks. Humana Press, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-8636-7_1

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