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Culturally Competent Research: Using Ethnography as a Meta-Framework

Mo Yee Lee and Amy Zaharlick


This book provides a practical, step-by-step, hands-on guide for social work researchers, doctoral students, and professionals who are interested in conducting culturally competent research with diverse populations and groups. This book adopts ethnography as a meta-framework for conducting culturally competent research. Since its inception as an academic discipline, anthropology has developed theories, concepts, methods, and a significant body of substantive studies for the purposes of guiding cultural research, describing cultural groups and processes, and providing data needed for cross-cul ... More

Keywords: culture, culturally competent social work research, cultural competence, ethnography, ethnographic research, social work practice

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199846597
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846597.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mo Yee Lee, author
College of Social Work, Ohio State University

Amy Zaharlick, author
Department of Anthropology, Ohio State University