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Ethnography: A Way of Seeing



One of anthropology’s leading writers on ethnographic methods, Harry Wolcott discusses the fundamental nature of ethnographic studies. Tracing its development from its disciplinary origins in sociology and anthropology, he points out what is distinctive about ethnography and what it means to conduct research in the ethnographic tradition. In this engaging and thought-provoking book, Wolcott distinguishes ethnography as more than just a set of field methods and practices, separating it from…


Ethnography

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Harry F. Wolcott | Publisher : Rowman Altamira

ISBN 10 : 0759111693
ISBN 13 : 9780759111691

Harry Wolcott discusses the fundamental nature of ethnographic studies, offering important suggestions on improving and deepening research practices for both novice and expert rese..


Drawn To See

Pub Date : 2016-11-04 | Author : Andrew Causey | Publisher : University of Toronto Press

ISBN 10 : 9781442636682
ISBN 13 : 1442636688

In this meditation/how-to guide on drawing as an ethnographic method, Andrew Causey offers insights, inspiration, practical techniques, and encouragement for social scientists inte..


Writing Up Qualitative Research

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Harry F. Wolcott | Publisher : SAGE

ISBN 10 : 9781412970112
ISBN 13 : 1412970113

Using lively examples and friendly tips gleaned from his own and other researchers' experiences, and a warm, reflective writing style, Harry F Wolcott offers readers suggestions fo..


Ethnography And Virtual Worlds

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Tom Boellstorff | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780691149516
ISBN 13 : 0691149518

Ethnography and Virtual Worlds is the only book of its kind--a concise, comprehensive, and practical guide for students, teachers, designers, and scholars interested in using ethno..


The Ethnographer S Eye

Pub Date : 2001-04-30 | Author : Anna Grimshaw | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521774756
ISBN 13 : 9780521774758

Grimshaw sets a new agenda for visual anthropology, attempting to transcend the old division between image and text-based ethnography. She argues for the use of vision as a critica..


Ethnography Lessons

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Harry F. Wolcott | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1598745808
ISBN 13 : 9781598745801

A primer on constructing an ethnographic study offered by one of the masters of the genre...


Ethnographic Film

Pub Date : 2009-04-20 | Author : Karl G. Heider | Publisher : University of Texas Press

ISBN 10 : 9780292779396
ISBN 13 : 0292779399

Even before Robert Flaherty released Nanook of the North in 1922, anthropologists were producing films about the lifeways of native peoples for a public audience, as well as for re..


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