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Handbook of methods in cultural anthropology

Author: H Russell Bernard; MyiLibrary Ltd.
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015].
Series: MyiLibrary
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats

Draws on both science and humanism to explore the scope of contemporary anthropological fieldwork in practice. This thoroughly revised second edition also features new chapters addressing online  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: H Russell Bernard; MyiLibrary Ltd.
ISBN: 9780759120723 0759120722 9781306962704 1306962706
OCLC Number: 909555866
Notes: Versement en lot.
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Description: 1 ressource en ligne (viii, 775 pages).
Contents: Handbook of Methods in Cultural Anthropology, Second EditionH. Russell Bernard and Clarence C. Gravlee, EditorsPrefaceIntroductionH. Russell Bernard and Clarence C. GravleeSection I. Perspectives1. EpistemologyMichael Schnegg2. Meaningful methodsJames W. Fernandez and Michael Herzfeld3. Research design and research strategies in cultural anthropologyJeffrey C. Johnson and Daniel J. Hruschka4. EthicsCarolyn Fluehr-Lobban5. Feminist methodsChristine Ward Gailey6. Participatory methods: Conceptual and methodological approaches to collaborative community-based transformational research for changeStephen Schensul, Jean Schensul, Merrill Singer, Margaret Weeks, and Marie BraultSection II. Acquiring Information7. Sampling and selecting participants in field researchGreg Guest8. Participant observationKathleen Musante (aka DeWalt)9. Behavioral observationRaymond Hames and Michael Paolisso10. Person-centered interviewingRobert I. Levy and Doug W. Hollan11. Structured interviewing and questionnaire constructionSusan Weller12. Discourse-centered methodsBrenda Farnell and Laura R. Graham13. Visual anthropologyFadwa El Guindi14. Ethnographic methods for Internet culturesJeffrey Snodgrass15. Survey methodsWilliam W. Dressler and Kathy OthsSection III. Interpreting Information16. Reasoning with numbersW. Penn Handwerker and Steve Borgatti17. Text analysisAmber Wutich, Gery Ryan, and H. Russell Bernard18. Cross-cultural researchCarol Ember, Melvin Ember, and Peter N. Peregrine19. Spatial analysisEduardo S. Brondizio and Tracy Van Holt20. Social network analysisChristopher McCarty and Jose Luis MolinaSection IV. Applying and Presenting Information21. Methods in applied anthropologyRobert Trotter, Jean Schensul, and Kristin M. Kostick22. Ethnographic writing and presenting anthropologyConrad Kottak23. Public anthropologyThomas Hylland EriksenAuthor Index
Series Title: MyiLibrary
Responsibility: edited by H. Russell Bernard and Clarence C. Gravlee.


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Editors Bernard and Gravlee focus on the core aspect: fieldwork. The second edition of this handbook is organized into four parts: 'Perspectives,' 'Acquiring Information,' 'Interpreting Information,' Read more...

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