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Constructing the field : ethnographic fieldwork in the contemporary world

Author: Vered Amit
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Series: European Association of Social Anthropologists (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In an increasingly globalised world, how is the nature of ethnographic fieldwork changing? In this book, anthropologists provide a thorough and critical appraisal of what fieldwork is and what it should be.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vered Amit
ISBN: 0415198291 9780415198295 0415198305 9780415198301 9780203450789 0203450787
OCLC Number: 41137545
Description: vi, 199 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: constructing the field / Vered Amit --
At 'home' and 'away': reconfiguring the field for late twentieth-century anthropology / Virginia Caputo --
Home field advantage? Exploring the social construction of children's sport / Noel Dyck --
Here and there: doing transnational fieldwork / Caroline Knowles --
The narrative as fieldwork technique: processual ethnography for a world in motion / Nigel Rapport --
'Informants' who come 'home' / Sarah Pink --
Phoning the field: meanings of place and involvement in fieldwork 'at home' / Karin Norman --
Access to a closed world: methods for a multilocale study on ballet as a career / Helena Wulff --
Locating yoga: ethnography and transnational practice / Sarah Strauss.
Series Title: European Association of Social Anthropologists (Series)
Responsibility: edited by Vered Amit.
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