ISBN-10:
0761973931
ISBN-13:
9780761973935
Pub. Date:
03/28/2002
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Ethnographic Research: A Reader / Edition 1

Ethnographic Research: A Reader / Edition 1

by Stephanie J. A. Taylor
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ISBN-13: 9780761973935
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 03/28/2002
Series: Published in association with The Open University
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Stephanie Taylor is a senior lecturer in Social Psychology at the Open University, UK. Her research investigates a complex gendered subject and contemporary identification, including identities of creativity and work. She has also written extensively on discourse analysis and qualitative research. Her books include What Is Discourse Analysis? (Bloomsbury, 2013), Contemporary Identities of Creativity and Creative Work, with Karen Littleton (Ashgate, 2012), and Narratives of Identity and Place (Routledge, 2010). She is a coeditor, with Susan Luckman, of the 2018 Palgrave Macmillan collection The New Normal of Working Lives: Critical Studies in Contemporary Work and Employment. She is originally from New Zealand and now lives in the UK.

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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