Improvising theory : process and temporality in ethnographic fieldwork (eBook, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Improvising theory : process and temporality in ethnographic fieldwork

Author: Allaine Cerwonka; Liisa H Malkki
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.
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Scholars have long recognized that ethnographic method is bound up with the construction of theory in ways that are difficult to teach. The reason, Allaine Cerwonka and Liisa H. Malkki argue, is that ethnographic theorization is essentially improvisatory in nature, conducted in real time and in necessarily unpredictable social situations. In a unique account of, and critical reflection on, the process of theoretical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cerwonka, Allaine.
Improvising theory.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006036523
(OCoLC)75390043
Named Person: Allaine Cerwonka; Liisa H Malkki; Allaine Cerwonka; Liisa H Malkki
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Allaine Cerwonka; Liisa H Malkki
ISBN: 9780226100289 0226100286 9780226100302 0226100308 9780226100319 0226100316
OCLC Number: 304611223
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 203 pages)
Contents: Nervous conditions : the stakes in interdisciplinary research / Allaine Cerwonka --
The Fulbright proposal --
Fieldwork correspondence / Allaine Cerwonka, Liisa Malkki --
Tradition and improvisation in ethnographic field research / Liisa Malkki.
Responsibility: Allaine Cerwonka and Liisa H. Malkki.
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Scholars have long recognized that ethnographic method is bound up with the construction of theory in ways that are difficult to teach. This work argues that the reason for this is that ethnographic  Read more...

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