Writing The New Ethnography / Edition 1

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Writing the New Ethnography provides a foundational understanding of the writing processes associated with composing new forms of qualitative writing in the social sciences. Goodall's distinctive style will engage and energize students, offering them provocative advice and exercises for turning qualitative data and field notes into compelling representations of social life.

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Editorial Reviews

Nick Trujillo
Everyone who writes ethnography, old and new, should read Writing the New Ethnography. The book demystifies the writing process in a very honest way, and I know I'll require it the next time I teach my ethnography class.
Nick Trujillo
Everyone who writes ethnography, old and new, should read "Writing the New Ethnography". The book demystifies the writing process in a very honest way, and I know I'll require it the next time I teach my ethnography class.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780742503397
  • Publisher: AltaMira Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/2000
  • Series: Ethnographic Alternatives Series, #7
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,308,120
  • Product dimensions: 6.09 (w) x 9.08 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Meet the Author

H. L. Goodall is Professor and Head of the Hugh Downs School of Communication at Arizona State University. He is the author or co-author of 17 books including his groundbreaking ethnographic trilogy: Casing a Promised Land, Living in the Rock n' Roll Mystery and Divine Signs: Connecting Spirit to Community.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 On Becoming an Ethnographer in the Academy Chapter 2 Finding the Story in Ethnographic Words Chapter 3 Representing Ethnographic Experiences: From Fieldwork to Fieldnotes to Stories Chapter 4 Voice, Reflexivity, and Character: The Construction of Identities in Texts Chapter 5 The Ethics of Writing Ethnography Chapter 6 The Future of New Ethnographic Writing

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