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Ethnographers in the field

the psychology of research

by John L. Wengle

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Published by University of Alabama Press in Tuscaloosa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology -- Field work -- Psychological aspects

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn L. Wengle.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN33 .W46 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 197 p. ;
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2389962M
    ISBN 100817303898
    LC Control Number87019218

    Harry Wolcott, one of anthropology's leading writers on ethnographic methods, here addresses the nature of the ethnographic enterprise itself. Tracing its development from its disciplinary origins in sociology and anthropology, he helps the reader understand what is distinctive about ethnography and what it means to conduct research in the ethnographic tradition. >>> CLICK DOWNLOAD. This ambitious and unique volume sets a standard of excellence for research in educational ethnography. The interpretive studies brought together in this volume are outstanding discipline-based analyses of education both in the United States and in complex societies abroad.

      Steven Lubet got interested in the field after reviewing Alice Goffman’s controversial book, On the thinks some ethnographers have an accuracy problem. The Field Study Handbook was meant to be a guide to esoteric field research. a page doorstop of a book that contains a professional conference for commercial ethnographers, to promote.

      by TOM HOY, Stripe Partners. Jan Chipchase has done something few of us would dare: write down his trade secrets and give them away in a book. In The Field Study Handbook he shares hard-earned lessons from running ethnographic research projects across the world.. At face value the Handbook delivers on its promise. It lays out, often in painstaking detail, the nuances of how to stage a. Ethnographers study human cultures and societies by living among the people they study, by immersing themselves within the group in a process called participant-observation. in addition to language and other training specific to the group or culture they plan to study. Once in the field, an ethnographer must take time to build trust.


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Ethnographers in the field by John L. Wengle Download PDF EPUB FB2

Although the book was enjoyable to read, its strength really would come from actually doing the assignments, and if a class were not willing to do so, I think another book would be more appropriate.

It is designed for an introductory class in ethnography, and is not written to be a reference for a field ethnographer, or for an advanced Cited by:   Its a shame no one has reviewed this book before now. I clicked onto to see if John Wengle had written any other books after Ethnographers in the Field, only to find that this interesting book had never been reviewed, at least not by:   Ethnography (from Greek ἔθνος ethnos "folk, people, nation" and γράφω grapho "I write") is a branch of anthropology and the systematic study of individual cultures.

In contrast with ethnology, ethnography explores cultural phenomena from the point of view of the subject of the study.

Ethnography is also a type of social research involving the examination of the behaviour of the. Ethnographers in the Field is an elegant and foretelling must for anyone seriously contemplating Ethnographers in the field book — American Anthropologist "This book is valuable because the anonymity of Wengle's informants permitted them to ad-lib very bluntly about their experiences.

Ethnography, descriptive study of a particular human society or the process of making such a study. Contemporary ethnography is based almost entirely on fieldwork and requires the complete immersion of the anthropologist in the culture and everyday life of the people who are the subject of the study.

Ethnographers may study the ways in which specific ethnic groups use locally-available materials to construct homes and tools. Ethnography is a field that is closely linked to cultural anthropology.

The latter treats human society as a field of science, while the former usually mainly involves direct interaction with people. Hammersley, in International Encyclopedia of Education (Third Edition), Ethnography is an approach to research that has been a significant presence within the field of education since at least the mid-twentieth century.

Initially, it was largely distinctive to anthropology, but subsequently came to be used by a much wider range of researchers. Ethnographers generate understandings of culture through representation of what we call an emic perspective, or what might be described as the "'insider's point of view." The emphasis in this representation is thus on allowing critical categories and meanings to emerge from the ethnographic encounter rather than imposing these from existing models.

Book Description. Summoned by an anonymous Prosecutor, ten contemporary ethnographers gather in an aging barn to hold a trial of Alice Goffman’s controversial ethnography, On the before the trial can get underway, a one-eyed wolfdog arrives with a mysterious liquid potion capable of rendering the ethnographers invisible in their fieldsites.

A guide to ethnography. Date published Ma by Jack Caulfield. Date updated: J Ethnography is a type of qualitative research that involves immersing yourself in a particular community or organization to observe their behavior and interactions up close.

The word “ethnography” also refers to the written report of the research that the ethnographer produces afterwards. Ethnographers in the field. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Wengle, John L., Ethnographers in the field. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors.

Ethnographers who write about what they have learned from the people that they have been working with often use a research method known as participant-observation. Participant Observationis a technique of field research used in anthropology by which an anthropologist studies the life of a group by sharing in its activities.

Ethnography is defined as both a social science research method and its final written product. As a method, ethnographic observation involves embedding oneself deeply and over the long-term in a field site of study in order to systemically document the everyday lives, behaviors, and interactions of a community of people.

Ethnographers in the Field is an elegant and foretelling must for anyone seriously contemplating fieldwork." American Anthropologist "This book is valuable because the anonymity of Wengle's informants permitted them to as-lib very bluntly about their experiences.

Field notes must be useful and reliable while regarding the details of their research. The best way to guarantee this is for ethnographers to write their field notes immediately after their.

Most ethnographers will soon realise that 'becoming an ethnographer' has some interesting parallels with Becker's () analysis of 'becoming a marijuana user', such that Beckers' ideas of 'learning to recognise' and 'learning to appreciate' resonates with the experience of fieldwork.

In this second edition, Van Maanen’s substantial new Epilogue charts and illuminates changes in the field since the book’s first publication. Refreshingly humorous and accessible, Tales of the Field remains an invaluable introduction to novices learning the trade of fieldwork and a cornerstone of reference for veteran ethnographers.

Ethnographers strive to learn the local language so that they can ask questions in all kinds of social settings in the field. A form that used by sociologists to obtain comparable information from respondents but that does not require face-to-face contact is a.

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Whilst ethnographers need to acknowledge the boundaries of their “field of play” (Richardson, ) and the institutionalized standards of good ethnography (truthfulness, accuracy.

A field notebook is a notebook which is used by a researcher to take notes while out in the field. The goal of the notebook is to create a complete record which provides accurate and useful information about field expeditions, and scientists who work in the field are usually required to keep such notebooks.Tales of the Field: On Writing Ethnography 2nd Edition Maanenn, J.

(Chicago Guides to Writing and Publishing, ) Ethnography: A Way of Seeing,2nd Edition Wolcott F. H. (Altamira Press, ).communicate the information found in the field, or, in the words of Fetterman ( 1) ‘a credible, rigorous and authentic story’.

While in the past, ethnographers may have travelled to distant places to study ‘exotic’ tribes or groups, contemporary ethnography can concern. .