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Anthony Kwame Harrison


Ethnography (Understanding Qualitative Research) provides a comprehensive guide to understanding, conceptualizing, and critically assessing ethnographic research and its resultant texts. Through a series of discussions and illustrations, utilizing both classic and contemporary examples, the book highlights distinct features of ethnography as both a research methodology and a writing tradition. It emphasizes the importance of training—including familiarity with culture as an anthropologically derived concept and critical awareness of the history of ethnography. To this end, it introduces the no ... More

Keywords: anthropology, culture, ethnographic authorship, ethnographic comportment, evaluation, methodology, paradigm, reflexivity, research design

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Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780199371785
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199371785.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anthony Kwame Harrison, author
Associate Professor of Sociology, Virginia Tech

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