Studies in Ethnomethodology

Studies in Ethnomethodology

by H. Garfinkel/



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780138583811
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 01/28/1967

About the Author

Harold Garfinkel is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Table of Contents

1. What is Ethnomethodology?.

2. Studies of the Routine Grounds of Everyday Activities.

3. Common Sense Knowledge of Social Structures: The DocumentaryMethod of Interpretation in Lay and Professional Fact Finding.

4. Some Rules of Correct Decisions that Jurors Respect.

5. Passing and the Managed Achievement of Sex Status in theIntersexed Person.

6. "Good Organizational Reasons for 'Bad' Clinic Records".

7. Methodological Adequacy in the Quantitative Study ofSelection Criteria and Selection Practices in PsychiatricOutpatient Clinics.

8. The Rational Properties of Scientific and Common SenseActivities.


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'Garfinkel's arguments are expressed with a power and richness that is singular and imperishable... The renewed availability of these classic studies will give rise to the widest understanding of Garfinkel's seminal arguments.' Times Higher Education Supplement

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