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Doing ethnographies

Author: Mike Crang; Ian Cook
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Informed by the authors fieldwork experience, the book covers the relation between theory, practice and writing, and demonstrates how methods work in the field, so preparing the first-time ethnographer for the loss of control and direction often experienced. In five short chapters it presents a systematic overview of: - first principles - the role of the detached researcher, the idea of a pure culture - preparing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Crang, Mike.
Doing ethnographies.
Los Angeles ; London : SAGE, 2007
(OCoLC)62344207
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Crang; Ian Cook
ISBN: 9781848607477 1848607474 9781849208949 1849208948 076194446X 9780761944461
OCLC Number: 646770575
Description: 1 online resource (x, 244 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
Section 1. Getting ready. Conceptualising the subject ; Preparing for fieldwork --
Section 2. Constructing ethnographic information. Participant observation ; Interviewing ; Focus groups ; Filmic approaches --
Section 3. Pulling it together. Analysing field materials ; Writing through materials ; Go forth and do ...?
Responsibility: Mike Crang and Ian Cook.

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An introductory guide to ethnographic methods. It focuses on those methods - participant observation, interviewing, focus groups, and video/photographic work - that allow us to understand the lived,  Read more...

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'a casual, easy-to-read style that will appeal to...the many undergraduate and postgraduate students across a wide range of disciplines engaging in some form of ethnographic research... [It] will Read more...

 
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