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Ethnographic fieldwork

Antonius C. G. M. Robben

Ethnographic fieldwork

an anthropological reader

by Antonius C. G. M. Robben

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnology,
  • Fieldwork

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Antonius C.G.M. Robben and Jeffrey A. Sluka
    SeriesBlackwell anthologies in social and cultural anthropology
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN346 .E675 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 654 p. :
    Number of Pages654
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25249893M
    ISBN 109780470657157
    LC Control Number2011023517

    The book attempts to synthesize accounts of the personal experience of ethnography. In doing so, the author makes sense of the process of fieldwork research as a set of practical, intellectual and emotional accomplishments. The book is thematically arranged, and illustrated with a . 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 his study. Margaret Mead Margaret Mead.

    Ethnography is a kind of social research and the product of this kind of research. An older term with partially overlapping meaning is ethnology, but this is now rarely raphy is a form of inquiry that usually relies heavily on participant observation—on the researcher participating in the setting or with the people being studied, at least in some marginal role, and seeking to. The focus of many guides on fieldwork methods usually is on completing audio or video interviews and on the use of photography in fieldwork. This book fills this gap in research methodology. The writers show good, practical techniques for taking notes during ethnographic and oral history field by:

    In anthropology, field research is organized so as to produce a kind of writing called ethnography. Ethnography can refer to both a methodology and a product of research, namely a monograph or book. Ethnography is a grounded, inductive method that heavily relies on participant-observation. Get this from a library! Ethnographic fieldwork: a beginner's guide. [Jan Blommaert; Dong Jie] -- This text describes ethnographic fieldwork as the gradual accumulation of knowledge about something you don't know much about to begin with, facilitated by theoretical and methodological instruments.


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Newly revised, Ethnographic Fieldwork: An Anthropological Reader Second Edition provides readers with a picture of the breadth, variation, and complexity of fieldwork. The updated selections offer insight into the ethnographer’s experience of gathering and analyzing data, and a richer understanding of the conflicts, hazards and ethical challenges of pursuing fieldwork around the globe.4/4(1).

This book describes ethnographic fieldwork as the gradual accumulation of knowledge about something you don't know much about. We start from ignorance and gradually move towards knowledge, on the basis of practices for which we have theoretical and methodological by: Ethnographic Fieldwork: An Anthropological Reader provides a comprehensive selection of classic and contemporary reflections, examining the tensions between self and other, the relationships between anthropologists and informants, conflicts and ethical challenges, various types of ethnographic research, and different styles of writing about fieldwork.4/5(50).

Ethnographic Fieldwork book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Ethnographic fieldwork is something which is often presented as mys /5.

I joked on Twitter that this would be the Ethnographic fieldwork book of my next book: Stay tuned Ethnographic fieldwork book my next book: “Fieldwork in the Times of COVID Doing Ethnography During a Pandemic” — Dr Raul Pacheco-Vega (@raulpacheco) Ma The truth of the matter is: I don’t really have much experience doing fieldwork during a global pandemic.

Ethnography Ethnography (from Greek ἔθνος ethnos "folk, people, nation" and γράφω grapho "I write") is the systematic study of people and cultures. It is designed to explore cultural phenomena where the researcher observes society from the point of view of the subject of the study.

Ethnography is one of the most discussed research methods in the social sciences. This outstanding collection brings together some landmark contributions by key figures such as Geertz, Denzin, Whyte, Emerson and Atkinson and Delamont, and a wide variety of issues in the field.5/5(1).

Participant observation is a method for anthropological Fieldwork, used to collect data such that the anthropologist must create an intimate relationship between themselves and the culture studied.

This method requires that an anthropologist participate in a social event that is. This book is brilliant. If you are tired of trashy, time wasters novels in the market, try reading "fieldwork", the short title may not conjure much imagination, but you will come out both more informed (a book with wealth of research information) and gratified (suspense novel with mystery and family saga)/5().

Based on rigorous ethnographic fieldwork, his book reveals itself to be little short of a general treatise of sociology—one that will be invaluable to the academic community. — Luc Boltanski, author of Mysteries and conspiracies: Detective stories, spy novels, and the making of modern societies.

This book argues that ethnographers, and others involved in fieldwork, should be aware of how fieldwork research and ethnographic writing construct, reproduce and implicate selves, relationships and personal identities.

All too often research methods texts remain relatively silent about the ways in which fieldwork affects us and we affect the. Discuss what is unique about ethnographic fieldwork and how it emerged as a key strategy in anthropology.

Identify some of the contemporary ethnographic fieldwork techniques and perspectives. Discuss some of the ethical considerations in doing anthropological fieldwork.

Figure 1: Children playing outside a home on the Jenipapo-Kanindé. Discuss what is unique about ethnographic fieldwork and how it emerged as a key strategy in anthropology. Explain how traditional approaches to ethnographic fieldwork contrast with contemporary approaches.

Identify some of the contemporary ethnographic fieldwork. Overview This book describes ethnographic fieldwork as the gradual accumulation of knowledge about something you don't know much about to begin with, facilitated by theoretical and methodological instruments.

The book provides an easy to read introduction to quite complex ideas about knowledge and the practices in which we gather : Multilingual Matters Ltd. This book describes ethnographic fieldwork as the gradual accumulation of knowledge about something you don’t know much about. We start from ignorance and gradually move towards knowledge, on the basis of practices for which we have theoretical and methodological motivations.4/5(5).

Plan and conduct ethnographic fieldwork, selecting the field, gaining access, building rapport and getting out. • Conduct ethnographic research ethically.

• Handle identity and know when and how to weave ‘the self’ into ethnographic accounts. • Write an ethnographic account that is File Size: KB. This book describes ethnographic fieldwork as the gradual accumulation of knowledge about something you don't know much about.

We start from ignorance. "Ethnographic Fieldwork: An Anthropological Reader" provides a comprehensive selection of classic and contemporary reflections, examining the tensions between self and other, the relationships between anthropologists and informants, conflicts and ethical challenges, various types of ethnographic research, and different styles of writing about fieldwork.

Ethnographic Fieldwork: An Anthropological Reader provides a comprehensive selection of classic and contemporary reflections, examining the tensions between self and other, the relationships between anthropologists and informants, conflicts and ethical challenges, various types of ethnographic research, and different styles of writing about : $   Ethnographic Fieldwork: An Anthropological Reader provides a comprehensive selection of classic and contemporary reflections, examining the tensions between self and other, the relationships between anthropologists and informants, conflicts and ethical challenges, various types of ethnographic research, and different styles of writing about :.

Book by Nancy Schemer-Hughes About babies and mothers in the Alto who did not have access to and to proper usage of baby formula, thus an increase in infant mortality Didn't use ethnographic fieldwork Used armchair anthropology: relying on texts and questionnaires.

The Nacirema.Ethnographic fieldwork is something which is often presented as mysterious and inexplicable. How do we know certain things after having done fieldwork? Are we sure we know? And what exactly do we know? This book describes ethnographic fieldwork as the gradual accumulation of knowledge about something you don’t know much about.

We start from ignorance and gradually move towards .A key source, containing case materials about fieldnote writing -- for example, about the relationship between fieldnotes and memory, and about the interconnections among field research process, fieldnotes and post-fieldwork ethnographic work -- is the collection edited by Roger Sanjek, Fieldnotes: The Making of Anthropology.