Ethnographic Research: A Reader

Ethnographic Research: A Reader

by Stephanie Taylor
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0761973931

ISBN-13: 9780761973935

Pub. Date: 03/28/2002

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Ethnographic Research: A Reader presents in a single volume a selection of ten recently published studies intended to illustrate the variety of social research which is currently being conducted within the ethnographic tradition. Together with an accompanying editorial introduction and a carefully selected range of Guided Reading Exercises, this text should

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Ethnographic Research: A Reader presents in a single volume a selection of ten recently published studies intended to illustrate the variety of social research which is currently being conducted within the ethnographic tradition. Together with an accompanying editorial introduction and a carefully selected range of Guided Reading Exercises, this text should provide students with solid grounding of the different underlying assumptions, researchers' positions, methods of data collection and theoretical approaches within this broadly defined research tradition. The collection includes research from a range of different countries (Britain, The USA, Australia, Lebanon and India) and studies from a multitude of disciplines and contexts inc

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761973935
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Series:
Published in association with The Open University Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Researching the Social - Stephanie Taylor
An Introduction to the Ethnographic Research
PART ONE: AT SOCIETY'S MARGINS
Respect at Work - Philippe Bourgois
'Going Legit'
Policing and Public Health - Lisa Maher and David Dixon
Law Enforcement and Harm Minimization in a Street-Level Drug Market
PART TWO: GENDERED IDENTITIES
'Not as Nice as She Was Supposed to Be' - Valerie Hey
Schoolgirls' Friendships
'One of the Boys' - Claire E Alexander
Black Masculinity and the Peer Group
PART THREE: WORKPLACE PRACTICES
Manufacturing Sexual Subjects - Leslie Salzinger
'Harassment', Desire and Discipline on a Maquiladora Shopfloor
Distributed Cognition in an Airline Cockpit - Edwin Hutchins and Tove Klausen
PART FOUR: THE CONSUMPTION OF CULTURAL PRODUCTS
Tourists at the Taj - Tim Edensor
Walking and Gazing
The Global, the Local and the Hybrid - Marwan M Kraidy
A Native Ethnography of Globalization
PART FIVE: WORKING TO PROVIDE MEDICAL SERVICES
Humour as Resistance to Professional Dominance in Community Health Teams - Lesley Griffiths
Openness and Specialization - Nicolas Dodier and Agn[gr]es Camus
Dealing with Patients in a Hospital Emergency Service

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