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Ethnography : principles in practice

Now in its third edition, this leading introduction to ethnography has been thoroughly updated and substantially rewritten. It offers a systematic introduction to ethnographic principles and practice. New material covers the use of visual and virtual research methods, hypermedia software, adn the issue of ethical regulation. There is also a new prologue and epilogue. The authors argue that ethnography is best understood as a reflexive process. What this means is that we must recognize that social research is part of the world that it studies. From an outline of the principle of reflexivity in Chapter One, the authors go on to discuss and exemplify the main features of ethnographic work
eBook, English, 2010, ©2007
Routledge, London, 2010, ©2007
1 online resource (xi, 275 pages .)
9780203944769, 0203944763
What is ethnography?
Research design : problems, cases, and samples
Field relations
Oral accounts and the role of interviewing
Documents and other artefacts, real and virtual
Recording and organizing data
The process of analysis
Writing ethnography
Epilogue : a distinctive analytic mentality