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Shadow Side of Fieldwork Exploring the Blurred Borders Between Ethnography and Life

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ISBN-10: 1405169818

ISBN-13: 9781405169813

Edition: 2007

Authors: Athena McLean, Annette Leibing

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The Shadow Side of Fieldwork draws attention to the typically hidden or unacknowledged aspects of ethnographic fieldwork encounters that nevertheless shape the resulting knowledge and texts. Addressing these invisible, elusive, unspoken or mysterious elements introduces a distinctive rigor and responsibility to ethnographic research. Luminaries in anthropology dare to explore the "unspeakable" and "invisible" in the ethnographic encounter Considers personal and professional challenges (ethical, epistemological, and political) faced by researchers who examine the subjectivities inherent in their ethnographic insights Explores the value, and limitations, of addressing the personal in…    
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Book details

List price: $53.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/13/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Foreword: In the Shadows: Anthropological Encounters with Modernity
Introduction: ""Learn to Value your Shadow!"": An Introduction to the Margins of Fieldwork
Secrecy and Silence in the Ethnographic Encounter
Out of the Shadows of History and Memory: Personal Fa