Contemporary field research : perspectives and formulations

Main Author: Emerson, Robert M.
Format: eBook
Published: Illinois Waveland Press, Inc. 2001, 2001
Edition:2nd ed
Series:Anthropology online
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Collection: Anthropology Online - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • The Development of Ethnographic Field Research
  • Pt. I: The Face of Contemporary Ethnography
  • Thick Description: Toward an Interpretive Theory of Culture / Clifford Geertz
  • Telling the Convict Code / D. Lawrence Wieder
  • Ethnography and the Representation of Reality / Paul Atkinson
  • Ethnography and Realism / Martyn Hammersley
  • Pt. II: Fieldwork Practice: Issues in Participant Observation
  • On Fieldwork / Erving Goffman
  • Insider Field Research in Minority Communities / Maxine Baca Zinn
  • On the Evolution of Sidewalk / Mitchell Duneier
  • How the Problem of "Crafting Selves" Emerged / Dorrine K. Kondo
  • Gender and Fieldwork Relations / Carol A. B. Warren
  • Learning from Kids / Barrie Thorne
  • Constructing Participant/Observation Relations / Robert M. Emerson and Melvin Pollner
  • Trial and Tribulations: Courts, Ethnography, and the Need for an Evidentiary Privilege for Academic Researchers / Richard A. Leo
  • Pt. III: Producing Ethnographies: Theory, Evi
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 3970-426) and index