Putting Ethnographic Writing in Context

  • Posted on: 11 November 2010
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Series Edition: 
Vol. 2

The goal of this chapter is to flesh out some of the theoretical underpinnings of enthographic writing--writing that tries to understand what makes people or a culture unique or interesting, how they understand themselves--in order to help students put participation/observation research into a context beyond simply following directions. The chapter will also help you show students how to think about ethics while creating new knowledge. Your students will generate, collect, analyze, and synthesize material over the course of an enthnographic writing project that will enable them to fully work through a research and writing process.

Author: 
Kahn, Seth
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