/ fiːldwərk /
Množina reči fieldwork je fieldworks.
An investigation carried out in the field rather than in a laboratory or headquarters.
A temporary fortification built by troops in the field.
In anthropology, the gathering and analysis of first-hand information through direct observation of a society or social group.
It was developed by William Rivers and Bronislaw Malinowski as a more scientific method of research, but its capacity for comprehensiveness and objectivity has been questioned.