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Tales of the field : on writing ethnography

Author: John Van Maanen
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1988.
Series: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Identifies narrative conventions in ethnology, analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of various writing styles, and shows examples of each approach.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Van Maanen
ISBN: 0226849619 9780226849614 0226849627 9780226849621
OCLC Number: 16681021
Awards: Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction Charles Horton Cooley Award, 1989.
Description: xvi, 173 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Fieldwork, Culture, and Ethnography --
In Pursuit of Culture --
Realist Tales --
Confessional Tales --
Impressionist Tales --
Fieldwork, Culture, and Ethnography Revisited.
Series Title: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.
Responsibility: John van Maanen.
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Identifies narrative conventions in ethnology, analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of various writing styles, and shows examples of each approach.

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