Preserving Spatial and Temporal Dimensions in Observational Data of Segregation

  title={Preserving Spatial and Temporal Dimensions in Observational Data of Segregation},
  author={Colin G. Tredoux and John Dixon and Stephen Underwood and David Nunez and Gillian Finchilescu},
  journal={South African Journal of Psychology},
  pages={412 - 432}
Recent approaches to the study of intergroup contact have emphasised the need for naturalistic studies and the importance of paying attention to the spatiality of contact. In this article it is argued that it is important to preserve both spatiality and temporality when studying inter-group contact in naturalistic settings. This is not easy to do with existing observational methods, and a novel approach is proposed. Photographs are taken of a public space with a fixed periodicity and vantage… 

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