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Constraints and Possibilities in Small-Scale Research: A Mixed-Methods Study in West Bengal, India

  • Sulata MaheshwariEmail author
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Part of the CERC Studies in Comparative Education book series (CERC, volume 32)

Abstract

This chapter presents the methods and some findings of a small-scale empirical study of private tutoring in West Bengal, India. It begins with background on West Bengal and patterns of private tutoring. It then elaborates on the methods employed, noting strengths and limitations and highlighting some ethical challenges.

Keywords

Participation Rate Private Tutoring National Sample Survey Shadow Education Scale Research 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Hong KongHong KongChina

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