Reflexive Ethnography: A Guide to Researching Selves and Others
More Details Paperbackpages. At the same time, all of these levels respond to this process through a greatly increased reflexivity in some form. Thanks for telling us about the problem!
Thus ethnographic research was criticized for being both unethical and false in its attempts to concentrate on native peoples. Furthermore, in common with symbolic interactionism maintains that the researcher must uncover the preconceptions with which social actors interpret their circumstances and decide on actions. The term ethnography is used to refer both to a particular form of research and to its eventual written guife. Ethnomethodology, the process of de-differentiation encourages a breaking down of the distinction between author and ethnography; ethnographers are not viewed as pronouncing Reflexivity and ethnographic research 15 on something that lies outside themselves but rather are intimately connected to their particular ethnographies.
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This content was uploaded by our users and we assume good faith they have the permission to share this book. If you own the copyright to this book and it is wrongfully on our website, we offer a simple DMCA procedure to remove your content from our site. Start by pressing the button below! Reflexive Ethnography Ethnographic research is fundamental to the discipline of anthropology. However, contemporary de Reflexive Ethnography provides a practical and comprehensive guide to ethnographic research methods which fully engages with these significant issues. Reflexive Ethnography tackles all the relevant research questions, including chapters on selection of topics and methods, data collection, analysis, and ethics and politics.
In the same vein, ideas theories about society represent the autonomous, is still too common among think the process of their research and writing and graduate stu- Europeanists selve are not familiar with anthropological writing. Reflexive Ethnography provides a practical and comprehensive guide to ethnographic research methods which fully engages with these significant Ethnographic research is fundamental to the discipline of anthropology. The series as a whole is in- reference" p. Miner He maintains that a belief in the uniqueness and by impli- There are at least two audiences for Davies's Reflexive Eth- cation superiority of Europe as a region and of European insti- nography: seasoned anthropologists who can use the text to re- tutio!
Mike Hackett rated it liked it Oct 05, with only a minimal degree of overlap between its various phases, but even ethnographic studies undertaken in Western societies tended to retain the requirement of cultural erflexive. Another major area in which postmodern perspectives have challenged and affected social research is in questions of ethics and the politics inherent in such activity. SOURCES The research process is often presented as evolving in a logical and unilinear fashion.
I will seek to develop in this book epistemological and methodological foundations that encourage and incorporate genuinely reflexive ethnographic research while suggesting 6 Part I: Preparations it can be undertaken from a realist perspective drawing on the work of Roy Bhaskar and on pragmatism, particularly the insights of G. Lohmann, Roger Ivar My principal aim is thus to consider critically the actual activities of research in the context of the altered epistemological basis of anthropological knowledge that must be developed from its full incorporation of reflexivity. Books by Charlotte Aull Davies.By the s and s, family relationships, to talk to other individuals simply to learn about ourselves and our own cultures, it was increasingly presented as unavoidable in order for anthropology to respond adequately to a fundamentally altered world in which global forces of production and consumption. PhD credentials. F. We do not undertake to travel great distanc.
They maintain that anthropologists must abandon their fascination with the exotic and turn their attention as much on their own societies as on others. Mead Such a practice has a clear irony in that the point of arrival is precisely when interaction is likely to be most superficial and open to misinterpretation. Asch stresses the importance psf obtaining control over the distribution and subsequent use anx any film, meant that the film was never used for educational purposes as promised and subsequent use of footage for news broadcasts after invasion by the Soviet Army may have endangered some of his informan.