2 edition of ethnography found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-176) and index.
|Series||Himalayan studies., vol. 2|
|LC Classifications||DS485.L2 V63 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ii, 189 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||189|
|LC Control Number||00402565|
Mead, MargaretMargaret Mead standing between two Samoan women, c. Bunzel, ed. This genre of writing uses detailed first-hand written descriptions of a culture based on first-hand research in the field. For instance, a researcher decides who, what, when, where, and how to research, decisions necessarily tied to institutional requirements e.
For autoethnographers, validity means that a work seeks verisimilitude; it evokes in readers a feeling that the experience described is lifelike, believable, and possible, a feeling that what has been represented could be true. A need to know: The clandestine history of a CIA family. New York: Routledge. Bunzel, ed.
Greenspan, Henry In Norman K. From participant observation to the observation of participation: The mergence of narrative ethnography. To develop an understanding of what it is like to live in a setting, the researcher must both become a participant in the life of the setting while also maintaining the stance of an observer, someone who can describes the experience with a measure of what we might call "detachment.
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Ethnographic studies focus on large cultural groups of people who interact over time. New York: Oxford UP. It is holistic. Within cultural anthropology, there are several subgenres of ethnography.
The description of other ways of life is an activity with roots in ancient times. It is conducted in such a way to use an accumulation of descriptive detail to build toward general patterns or explanatory theories rather than structured to test hypotheses derived from existing theories or models.
Similar to people identifiable in a community study such as the ethnography book, town mayor, or other elected official, the ethnography book mother is easily recognizable.
Community autoethnographies thus not only facilitate "community-building" research practices but also make opportunities for "cultural and social intervention" possible p.
On auto-ethnographic authority. Friendship as method. Ethnographic research can range from a realist perspective, in which behavior is observed, to a constructivist perspective where understanding is socially constructed by the researcher and subjects.
Ahmed Al-Asfour Oglala Lakota College review Fetterman's text continues to be one of the most definitive guides to the ethnographic method. Interviews provide for what might be called "targeted" data collection by asking specific but open-ended questions.
Richardson, Laurel That evening residents were informed the tap water in tens of thousands of homes, hundreds of businesses, and dozens of schools and hospitals—the water made available to as many ascitizens in a nine-county region—had been contaminated with a chemical used for cleaning crushed coal.
The latter, a term more widely used in Europe, encompasses the analytical and comparative study of cultures in general, which in American usage is the academic field known as cultural anthropology in British usage, social anthropology. Two popular forms of ethnography are realist ethnography and critical ethnography.
Ten lies of ethnography. James Bernauer Robert Morris University Review I was looking for a credible, reliable and accessible text on ethnography and spent time to find an authoritative scholar on this research method. Kiesinger, Christine E.
Sociological introspection and emotional experience. Articles, journals, statistical data, and documentaries are just a few of the many forms that ethnographic information can be conveyed.
They have challenged the traditional distinction between hard sciences such as physics, chemistry, and biology and soft sciences psychology, sociology, and anthropology. Ethnography: Selected full-text books and articles.
Subscribe today Contemporary ethnographies usually adhere to a communityrather than individual, focus and concentrate on the description of current circumstances rather than historical events. Consequences of pragmatism essays Subtractive schooling: U. A very common form is a book written by the person participating in the research or observation.
Allegations of inaccuracy and criminal conduct[ edit ] Many parties have criticized On the Run for alleged factual inaccuracy and Goffman's alleged felonious conduct. Adding some "telling" to a story that "shows" is an efficient way to convey information needed to appreciate what is going on, and a way to communicate information that does not necessitate the immediacy of dialogue and sensuous engagement.
Autoethnography: Making the personal political. If more people encounter similar problems, recommendations will be made to overcome these usability issues.Being Ethnographic is an essential introductory guidebook to the methods and applications of doing fieldwork in real-world settings.
It discusses the future. Over the Next Hill: An Ethnography of RVing Seniors in North America Dorothy Ayers Counts, David R. Counts. Broadview. Social Working: An Ethnography of Front-Line Practice Gerald A. J. De Montigny. Toronto. Way of the Pipe: Aboriginal Spirituality and Symbolic Healing in Canadian Prisons.
James Waldram. Broadview. Thus, ethnography may be defined as both a qualitative research process or method (one conducts an ethnography) and product (the outcome of this process is an ethnography) whose aim is cultural interpretation.
Ethnography, descriptive study of a particular human society or the process of making such a study. Contemporary ethnography is based almost entirely on fieldwork and requires the complete immersion of the anthropologist in the culture and everyday life of the people who are the subject of the study.
Nov 01, · "What is unleashed in Ethnography Unbound is the theoretical and critical potential of exemplary urban fieldwork and pedagogy. This book by Michael Burawoy and his talented students sets an inspirational standard to emulate in the classroom and in the 'field'."—Judith Stacey, author of Brave New Families "Bravo!