Key Concepts in Ethnography

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Overview

At last, an accessible, authoritative, no-nonsense guide to the key concepts in one of the most widely used methodologies in social science: Ethnography. This is not quite an encyclopedia but far more than a dictionary. This outstanding teaching and research resource is comprehensive yet brief. It is small and neat, easy to hold and flick through, and it is exactly what students and researchers have been waiting for.
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Paul Willis
This is a very attractive and welcoming text that is extremely lucid, engaging and often humorous. The author manages to pack the text with many, many relevant examples from key ethnographies, as well as drawing upon her own research experiences and writings. This book is very student friendly which is a major advantage and has found a niche in tone, approach and content; I will refer to it in my own work and teaching.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412928656
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 11/26/2008
  • Series: SAGE Key Concepts Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Access
Analysis
Asking Questions
Case Study
Chicago School
Coding
Computer Software
Covert
Critical Ethnography
Ethics
Feminist Ethnography
Fieldnotes
Focus Groups and Group Discussions
Generalisation
Going 'Native'
Grounded Theory
Holism
Inductive and Deductive
Insider Ethnographies
Interpretivism
Interviews and Conversations
Key Informants and Gatekeepers
Malinowski
Multi-sited and Mobile Ethnographies
Participant Observation
Participant Observer Oxymoron
Positivism
Postmodern Ethnographies
Rapport
Realism
Reflexivity
Sampling
Team Ethnography
Time
Virtual Ethnography
Visual Ethnography
Writing
Where to find other ethnographic concepts
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