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Ethnography: A Way of Seeing

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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-provo ...more
Hardcover, 338 pages
Published January 28th 2008 by Altamira Press (first published 1999)
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Apr 19, 2010 Scott rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
He overextends his metaphors to explain things. He is also short on "ethics" and at times even cynical about ethnography as a whole. Still, it offers a good background into the field.
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