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Creative Teamwork: Developing Rapid, Site-Switching Ethnography

Pat Armstrong and Ruth Lowndes


Creative Team Work: Developing Rapid, Site-Switching Ethnography is much more than a description of a new way of doing rapid ethnography to capture the rich complexity and contradictions of social relations, although it is certainly that. It is about the imagination, stimulation, and reflection that can come with international, interdisciplinary teams sharing the development, application, analysis, and dissemination of research. Although the book is based on a large, seven-year project studying care homes to search for promising practices and is guided by feminist political economy, the lesson ... More

Keywords: rapid ethnography, qualitative, feminist political economy, team-based research, research process, theory, ethics, reflexivity, collaborative work, knowledge sharing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190862268
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190862268.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Pat Armstrong, editor
Professor of Sociology & Women's Studies, York University

Ruth Lowndes, editor
Research Associate, York University

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Chapter 1 Theory Matters

Pat Armstrong and Hugh Armstrong

Chapter 2 Administrative Matters

Pat Armstrong and Wendy Winters

Chapter 6 Fieldnotes

Ruth Lowndes, Palle Storm, and Marta Szebehely

Chapter 7 Different Eyes

Jacqueline A. Choiniere and James Struthers

Chapter 8 New to Long-Term Residential Care

Krystal Kehoe MacLeod, Suzanne Day, and Sandra Smele

Chapter 10 Telling Stories

Sally Chivers and Derek Newman-Stille