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Ethnography A Way of Seeing

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ISBN-10: 0761990917

ISBN-13: 9780761990918

Edition: 1999

Authors: Harry F. Wolcott

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Harry Walcott, a leading writer on ethnographic methods, traces the development of the discipline from its origins in sociology and anthropology. His thought-provoking book provides important ideas for improving research practice.
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 6/29/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Alice Beck Kehoeis professor emeritus of anthropology at Marquette University, and author of a dozen books, including Controversies in Archaeology, The Ghost Dance: Ethnohistory and Revitalization,andNorth American Indians: A Comprehensive Account. Paul L. Doughtyis Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of anthropology and Latin American studies at the University of Florida. He is coauthor ofPeru: A Cultural HistoryandPeasants, Power, and Applied Social Change: Vicos as a Model.

Introductionp. 9
Ethnography in the Good Old Daysp. 9
Where in the World Do You Think You Are Going?p. 19
A Way of Looking and a Way of Seeingp. 41
Ethnography as a Way of Lookingp. 41
Ethnography as a Way of Seeingp. 65
Representing and Presenting Human Social Lifep. 101
Traditional Ethnography and Ethnographic Traditionp. 101
Ethnography from Inside Outp. 131
A Widening Circle of Ethnographic Practicesp. 169
The Bigger Picturep. 197
Hurried Ethnography for Harried Ethnographersp. 197
Does It Matter Whether or Not It's Ethnography?p. 219
Ethnography as a Piece of Cakep. 241
Living the Ethnographic Lifep. 265
References and Select Bibliographyp. 291
Name Indexp. 319
Subject Indexp. 325
Acknowledgmentsp. 333
About the Author/About the Bookp. 335
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