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Anthropological practice
fieldwork and the ethnographic method
VerfasserIn: Okely, Judith
Verfasserangabe: Judith Okely
Jahr: 2012
Verlag: London, Berg Publishers
Mediengruppe: Buch
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Anthropologists are increasingly pressurised to formulate field methods for teaching. Unlike many hypothesis-driven ethnographic texts, this book is designed with the specific needs of the anthropology student and field researcher in mind, with particular emphasis on the core anthropological method: long term participant observation. Anthropological Practice explores fieldwork experiences unique to anthropology, and provides the context by which to explain and develop practice-based and open-ended methodology. It draws on dialogues with over twenty established and younger anthropologists, whose fieldwork spans the late 1960s to the present day, taking place in locations as diverse as Europe, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Africa, Iran, Afghanistan, North and South America.
Revealing first-hand and hitherto unrecorded aspects of fieldwork, Anthropological Practice provides critical, systematic ways to enhance anthropological and alternative knowledge. It is an essential text for anthropology students and researchers, and for all disciplines concerned with ethnography. (Verlagstext)
Preface and acknowledgements | ix
1 Theoretical and historical overview | 1
2 Unit, region and locality | 27
3 Choice or change topic | 47
4 Participant observation: theoretical overview | 75
5 Participant observation examples | 87
6 Fieldwork embodied | 107
7 Specificities and reciprocity | 125
Appendix: Questions for the anthropologist | 155
Notes on anthropologists and interviewees | 157
Notes | 163
References and further reading | 167
Index | 189
VerfasserIn: Okely, Judith
VerfasserInnenangabe: Judith Okely
Jahr: 2012
Verlag: London, Berg Publishers
Systematik: GS.EB, FS.E
Interessenkreis: Englisch [Sprache]
ISBN: 1-8452-0603-7
Beschreibung: XII, 200 S.
Sprache: Englisch
Fußnote: Literaturverz. S. 167 - 188
Mediengruppe: Buch