Doing Ethnographic Research: Fieldwork Settings / Edition 1

Doing Ethnographic Research: Fieldwork Settings / Edition 1

by Scott Grills
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761908927

ISBN-13: 9780761908920

Pub. Date: 05/01/1998

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This book features the contributions of a wide range of researchers who consider the key research problems in their given field site and how they were managed. The selections give the novice researcher a sense of the problems, uncertainties and apprehensions that are part of research, as well as the benefit of the experiences that these researchers share in dealing

Overview

This book features the contributions of a wide range of researchers who consider the key research problems in their given field site and how they were managed. The selections give the novice researcher a sense of the problems, uncertainties and apprehensions that are part of research, as well as the benefit of the experiences that these researchers share in dealing with those issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761908920
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/01/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
An Invitation to the Field - Scott Grills
Fieldwork and the Pragmatists' Lesson
PART TWO: PURSUING INTIMATE FAMILIARITY AND THE PROBLEM OF MEMBERSHIP
Respecting the Human Condition - Robert Prus
Pursuing Intersubjectivity in the Marketplace
Doing Ethnographic Research in Jewish Orthodox Communities - William Shaffir
The Neglected Role of Sociability
The Ethnic Outsider - Robert A Stebbins
The Hurdles of Anglophone Field Research on North American Francophones
On Being Non-Partisan in Partisan Settings - Scott Grills
Field Research among the Politically Committed
PART THREE: ISSUES IN METHODOLOGICAL PRACTICE
Navigating the Family Domain - Kerry Daly and Anna Dienhart
Qualitative Field Dilemmas
Experience, Methodological Observation and Theory - Dan Albas and Cheryl Albas
A Blumerian Excursion
Hanging Out with the Good 'Ole Boys, Gangsters and Other Disreputable Characters - Richard A Brymer
Field Research, Quantitative Research and Exceptional Events
PART FOUR: ETHICS, INTERVENTION AND EMOTIONALITY
Organizational Ethics and Fieldwork Realities - Leslie Irvine
Negotiating Ethical Boundaries in Codependents Anonymous
Animal Passions - Clinton R Sanders
The Emotional Experience of Doing Ethnography in Animal-Human Interaction Settings
PART FIVE: ETHNOGRAPHIC TEXT AND ETHNOGRAPHIC VOICE
Presenting Constructions of Identity and Divinity - Jenny Blain
ásatrú and Oracular Seidhr
Telling Tales, Writing Stories - Richard G Mitchell Jr and Kathy Charmaz
Postmodernist Visions and Realist Images in Ethnographic Writing

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