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Ethnographies revisited : constructing theory in the field

Author: Antony J Puddephatt; William Shaffir; Steven W Kleinknecht
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
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Presents the accounts from the authors of major book-length ethnographies, recounting how they generated their key ideas in the practice of field research. This title provides a fresh approach to teaching qualitative research by encouraging students to think creatively and theoretically in the field.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ethnographies revisited.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2009
(DLC) 2008051498
(OCoLC)291453868
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Antony J Puddephatt; William Shaffir; Steven W Kleinknecht
ISBN: 9780203876503 0203876504 0415452201 9780415452205 041545221X 9780415452212
OCLC Number: 575710206
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 356 pages)
Contents: Introduction : exercises in reflexivity : situating theory in practice / Antony Puddephatt, William Shaffir and Steven Kleinknecht --
Learning how to speak of sadness / David A. Karp --
Recollecting good and bad days / Kathy Charmaz --
Colorful writing : conducting and living with a tattoo ethnography / Clinton R. Sanders --
Improvising on sensitizing concepts / Robert R. Faulkner --
On developing and using concepts in an Icelandic field-research setting / Will C. Van Den Hoonaard --
Behind the conceptual scene of Student life and exams / Daniel Albas and Cheryl Albas --
How Murray Manor became an ethnography / Jaber F. Gubrium --
Habitus as topic and tool : reflections on becoming a prizefighter / Loïc Wacquant --
Researching alcoholics and alcoholism in American society / Norman K. Denzin --
The development of leisure theory in three nature-challenge hobbies / Robert A. Stebbins --
Telling tales about how concepts develop : stories from ethnographic encounters with the Moog synthesizer / Trevor Pinch --
The ethnography behind Defenders of the faith / Samuel Heilman --
On piecing the puzzle : researching Hassidic Jews / William Shaffir --
Using a gestalt perspective to analyze children's worlds / Patricia A. Adler and Peter Adler --
Hookers, rounders and desk clerks : encountering the reality of the hotel community / Robert Prus --
Making theories from water; or, finding stratification in competitive swimming / Daniel F. Chambliss --
Solving the mysteries of shelter work for the battered woman / Donileen R. Loseke --
The path taken : opportunity, flexibility, and reflexivity in the field / Jennifer L. Dunn --
Walking the talk : doing Gravity's shadow / Harry Collins --
Writing theory in(to) Last writes / Laurel Richardson --
Conceptualizing a profession in process : The new pediatrics revisited / Dorothy Pawluch --
The history, myth, and science of Masada : the making of an historical ethnography / Nachman Ben-Yehuda.
Responsibility: edited by Antony J. Puddephatt, William Shaffir and Steven W. Kleinknecht.

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