跳至内容
Ethnography and virtual worlds : a handbook of method 線上預覽
關閉線上預覽
正在查...

Ethnography and virtual worlds : a handbook of method

作者: Tom Boellstorff
出版商: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2012.
版本/格式:   電子書 : 文獻 : 英語所有版本和格式的總覽
資料庫:WorldCat
提要:
"Ethnography and Virtual Worlds" is the only book of its kind - a concise, comprehensive, and practical guide for students, teachers, designers, and scholars interested in using ethnographic methods to study online virtual worlds, including both game and nongame environments. Written by leading ethnographers of virtual worlds, and focusing on the key method of participant observation, the book provides invaluable  再讀一些...
評定級別:

(尚未評分) 0 附有評論 - 成爲第一個。

主題
更多類似這樣的

 

在線上查詢

與資料的連結

在圖書館查詢

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; 正在查詢有此資料的圖書館...

詳細書目

類型/形式: Electronic books
其他的實體格式: Print version:
(OCoLC)792880955
資料類型: 文獻, 網際網路資源
文件類型: 網路資源, 電腦資料
所有的作者/貢獻者: Tom Boellstorff
ISBN: 1400845289 9781400845286
OCLC系統控制編碼: 811408574
描述: 1 online resource (pages)
内容: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Foreword; CHAPTER 1. WHY THIS HANDBOOK?; 1.1 Beginnings; 1.2 Why ethnographic methods and why virtual worlds?; 1.3 Why a handbook?; 1.4 An orientation to the virtual worlds we studied; CHAPTER 2. THREE BRIEF HISTORIES; 2.1 A brief history of ethnographic methods; 2.2 A brief history of virtual worlds; 2.3 A brief history of research on virtual world cultures; 2.4 The uses of history; CHAPTER 3. TEN MYTHS ABOUT ETHNOGRAPHY; 3.1 Ethnography is unscientific; 3.2 Ethnography is less valid than quantitative research; 3.3 Ethnography is simply anecdotal 3.4 Ethnography is undermined by subjectivity3.5 Ethnography is merely intuitive; 3.6 Ethnography is writing about your personal experience; 3.7 Ethnographers contaminate fieldsites by their very presence; 3.8 Ethnography is the same as grounded theory; 3.9 Ethnography is the same as ethnomethodology; 3.10 Ethnography will become obsolete; CHAPTER 4. RESEARCH DESIGN AND PREPARATION; 4.1 Research questions: emergence, relevance, and personal interest; 4.2 Selecting a group or activity to study; 4.3 Scope of the fieldsite; 4.4 Attending to offline contexts CHAPTER 5. PARTICIPANT OBSERVATION IN VIRTUAL WORLDS5.1 Participant observation in context; 5.2 Participant observation in practice; 5.3 Preparing the researching self; 5.4 Taking care in initiating relationships with informants; 5.5 Making mistakes; 5.6 Taking extensive fieldnotes; 5.7 Keeping data organized; 5.8 Participant observation and ethnographic knowledge; 5.9 The timing and duration of participant observation; 5.10 The experimenting attitude; CHAPTER 6. INTERVIEWS AND VIRTUAL WORLDS RESEARCH; 6.1 The value of interviews in ethnographic research; 6.2 Effective interviewing 6.3 The value of group interviews in ethnographic research6.4 Size, structure, and location for group interviews; 6.5 Transcription; CHAPTER 7. OTHER DATA COLLECTION METHODS FOR VIRTUAL WORLDS RESEARCH; 7.1 Capturing chatlogs; 7.2 Capturing screenshots; 7.3 Capturing video; 7.4 Capturing audio; 7.5 Data collection in other online contexts; 7.6 Historical and archival research; 7.7 Virtual artifacts; 7.8 Offline interviews and participant observation; 7.9 Using quantitative data; CHAPTER 8. ETHICS; 8.1 The principle of care; 8.2 Informed consent; 8.3 Mitigating institutional and legal risk 8.4 Anonymity8.5 Deception; 8.6 Sex and intimacy; 8.7 Doing good and compensation; 8.8 Taking leave; 8.9 Accurate portrayal; CHAPTER 9. HUMAN SUBJECTS CLEARANCE AND INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARDS; 9.1 Institutional Review Boards (IRBs); 9.2 Preparing a protocol for IRB review; 9.3 Working with IRBs; 9.4 Informed consent and anonymity; CHAPTER 10. DATA ANALYSIS; 10.1 Ethnographic data analysis: flexibility and emergence; 10.2 Preliminary reflections while in the field; 10.3 The role of theory in data analysis; 10.4 Beginning data analysis: systematize and thematize
責任: Tom Boellstorff [and others] ; [foreword by George Marcus].

摘要:

Suitable for students, teachers, designers, and scholars interested in using ethnographic methods, this title provides practical and detailed techniques for ethnographic research customized to  再讀一些...

評論

社評

出版商概要

"[W]e can hope that young scholars and established ones, friends and critics of ethnography alike, will read this book, take it seriously, and carry it with them in whatever world they study and 再讀一些...

 
讀者提供的評論
正在擷取GoodReads評論...
正在擷取DOGObooks的評論

標籤

成爲第一個
確認申請

你可能已經申請過這份資料。若還是想申請,請選確認。

連結資料


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/811408574> # Ethnography and virtual worlds : a handbook of method
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "811408574" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nju> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1119664263#Place/princeton> ; # Princeton
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1119664263#Topic/ethnology_interactive_media> ; # Ethnology--Interactive media
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/916139> ; # Ethnology--Methodology
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1119664263#Topic/social_science_anthropology_cultural> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Anthropology--Cultural
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh92000880> ; # Virtual reality
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1119664263#Topic/social_science_discrimination_&_race_relations> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Discrimination & Race Relations
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1119664263#Topic/ethnology_computer_network_resources> ; # Ethnology--Computer network resources
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/916116> ; # Ethnology--Computer network resources
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/305.801/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008119909> ; # Ethnology--Research
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1119664263#Topic/social_science_ethnic_studies_general> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Ethnic Studies--General
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1167688> ; # Virtual reality
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/916155> ; # Ethnology--Research
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1119664263#Topic/social_science_minority_studies> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Minority Studies
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85045200> ; # Ethnology--Methodology
   schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/332366> ; # Tom Boellstorff
   schema:copyrightYear "2012" ;
   schema:datePublished "2012" ;
   schema:description ""Ethnography and Virtual Worlds" is the only book of its kind - a concise, comprehensive, and practical guide for students, teachers, designers, and scholars interested in using ethnographic methods to study online virtual worlds, including both game and nongame environments. Written by leading ethnographers of virtual worlds, and focusing on the key method of participant observation, the book provides invaluable advice, tips, guidelines, and principles to aid researchers through every stage of a project, from choosing an online fieldsite to writing and publishing the results. This title provides practical and detailed techniques for ethnographic research customized to reflect the specific issues of online virtual worlds, both game and nongame. It draws on research in a range of virtual worlds, including Everquest, Second Life, There.com, and World of Warcraft. It provides suggestions for dealing with institutional review boards, human subjects protocols, and ethical issues. It guides the reader through the full trajectory of ethnographic research, from research design to data collection, data analysis, and writing up and publishing research results. It addresses myths and misunderstandings about ethnographic research, and argues for the scientific value of ethnography."@en ;
   schema:description "Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Foreword; CHAPTER 1. WHY THIS HANDBOOK?; 1.1 Beginnings; 1.2 Why ethnographic methods and why virtual worlds?; 1.3 Why a handbook?; 1.4 An orientation to the virtual worlds we studied; CHAPTER 2. THREE BRIEF HISTORIES; 2.1 A brief history of ethnographic methods; 2.2 A brief history of virtual worlds; 2.3 A brief history of research on virtual world cultures; 2.4 The uses of history; CHAPTER 3. TEN MYTHS ABOUT ETHNOGRAPHY; 3.1 Ethnography is unscientific; 3.2 Ethnography is less valid than quantitative research; 3.3 Ethnography is simply anecdotal"@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1119664263> ;
   schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/792880955> ;
   schema:name "Ethnography and virtual worlds : a handbook of method"@en ;
   schema:productID "811408574" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/811408574#PublicationEvent/princeton_princeton_university_press_2012> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1119664263#Agent/princeton_university_press> ; # Princeton University Press
   schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10587957> ;
   schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=385245> ;
   schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/PublicFullRecord.aspx?p=4643030> ;
   schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/PublicFullRecord.aspx?p=990373> ;
   schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=482161> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781400845286> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/811408574> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1119664263#Agent/princeton_university_press> # Princeton University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Princeton University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1119664263#Topic/social_science_anthropology_cultural> # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Anthropology--Cultural
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE--Anthropology--Cultural"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1119664263#Topic/social_science_discrimination_&_race_relations> # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Discrimination & Race Relations
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE--Discrimination & Race Relations"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1119664263#Topic/social_science_ethnic_studies_general> # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Ethnic Studies--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE--Ethnic Studies--General"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1119664263#Topic/social_science_minority_studies> # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Minority Studies
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE--Minority Studies"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008119909> # Ethnology--Research
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Ethnology--Research"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85045200> # Ethnology--Methodology
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Ethnology--Methodology"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh92000880> # Virtual reality
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Virtual reality"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1167688> # Virtual reality
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Virtual reality"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/916116> # Ethnology--Computer network resources
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Ethnology--Computer network resources"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/916139> # Ethnology--Methodology
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85045200> ; # Ethnology--Methodology
   schema:name "Ethnology--Methodology"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/916155> # Ethnology--Research
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008119909> ; # Ethnology--Research
   schema:name "Ethnology--Research"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/332366> # Tom Boellstorff
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1969" ;
   schema:familyName "Boellstorff" ;
   schema:givenName "Tom" ;
   schema:name "Tom Boellstorff" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781400845286>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1400845289" ;
   schema:isbn "9781400845286" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/792880955>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   schema:description "Print version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/811408574> ; # Ethnography and virtual worlds : a handbook of method
    .


Content-negotiable representations

關閉視窗

請登入WorldCat 

没有帳號嗎?你可很容易的 建立免費的帳號.