Composing Ethnography Alternative Forms of Qualitative Writing
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The contributors to this book enlarge the area of ethnographic writing by using their own experiences. The innovative pieces use memoirs, poetry, photography, etc., to tackle areas which ethnographic writing usually finds difficult to handle.
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 8/27/1996
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
|About the Editors|
|Introduction: Talking Over Ethnography|
|A Secret Life in a Culture of Thinness|
|Reflections on Body, Food, and Bulimia|
|My Mother Is Mentally Retarded|
|The Human Costs of Health Care Rationing|
|The Life Boat Is Fraught: Reflections on "Thrown Overboard"|
|Collecting Ourselves at the End of the Century|
|Reconstructing Apsaras from Memory Six Thoughts|
|The Same and Different|
|An Ethnographic Act|
|The Construction of Consensual Theatre|
|Devil, Not-Quite-White, Rootless Cosmopolitan|
|Tsuris in Latin America, the Bronx, and the USSR|
|"She Changes Everything She Touches"|
|Ethnographic Journeys of Self-Discovery|
|A Subversive Reading of Child Sexual Abuse|
|Once My Father Traveled West to California|
|Open-Ending: Readers Talk Back|