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Arguments with ethnography

comparative approaches to history, politics, and religion

by Lewis, I. M.

  • 365 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Athlone Press in New Brunswick, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnology -- Philosophy,
  • Ethnology -- History,
  • Ethnology -- Religious aspects,
  • Political anthropology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementIoan M. Lewis.
    SeriesMonographs on social anthropology ;, no. 70
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN345 .L48 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL389704M
    ISBN 100485195704
    LC Control Number98054619

      Meta-Ethnography is well worth consulting for the problem definition it offers." --The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease "This book had to be written and I am pleased it was. Someone needed to break the ice and offer a strategy for summarizing multiple ethnographic studies. To collaborate means, literally, to work together, especially in an intellectual effort. While collaboration is central to the practice of ethnography, realizing a more deliberate and explicit collaborative ethnography implies resituating collaborative practice at every stage of the ethnographic process, from fieldwork to writing and back again.

      • Katha Pollitt’s books include Who Is Hillary Clinton? Two Decades of Answers from the Left (IB Tauris). To order Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City for £16 (RRP £20) go to. Arguments with Ethnography presents a major critique of the globalisation of the culture principle in anthropology. The study contends that the subjective anthropology promoted through postmodernism represents an extreme development of long established, highly patronising and misleading evaluations in the anthropologist's creative role in the.

    This is an engaging interdisciplinary guide to the unique role of language within ethnography. The book provides a philosophical overview of the field alongside practical support for designing and developing your own ethnographic research. It demonstrates how to build and develop arguments and engages with practical issues such as ethics. Ethnography, and the Political Their essays are both models of and arguments for activist ethnography. They demonstrate that such a methodology has the potential to reveal empirical issues and You can get a lot of advantage after read this book. This specific book exist new knowledge the information that exist in this e-book represented.


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Arguments with Ethnography: Comparative Approaches to History, Politics and Religion (London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology)Cited by: 8.

Ethnography (from Greek ἔθνος ethnos "folk, people, nation" and γράφω grapho "I write") is the systematic study of people and cultures. It is designed to explore cultural phenomena where the researcher observes society from the point of view of the subject of the study.

The books we read for class had varying degrees of success with this, but those that did it well brought the students into the text and stories and arguments in more successful ways.

To me, this is one of the key aspects of the new “new ethnography.”. This chapter discusses how argument acts to give coherence and solidity to ethnography. It also explores the tensions that exist between the need to framework of argument and the requirement to do justice to lived experience.

In order to persuade, ethnographic material has to be reshaped as evidence for the argument in : Huon Wardle. Paul Atkinson is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at Cardiff University. Recent publications include For Ethnography (SAGE ) and Thinking Ethnographically (SAGE ).

The fourth book in his quartet will be Crafting Ethnography, also for fourth edition of Hammersley and Atkinson Ethnography: Principles in Practice was published by Routledge in /5(1). The third section moves on to examine key debates and issues in ethnography, from the conduct of research through to contemporary arguments.

The book draws on the expertise of an internationally renowned group of inter-disicplinary scholars, providing readers with a critical guide to the past, present and future of ethnography.5/5(1). ethnography becomes an ethnography of the system, too, and the global, “ an emergent dimension of arguing about the connection among sites in a multi-sited ethnography” (Marcus, ; p).

- on the whole, arguments in the book have a level of generality and ambition that make it a potential replacement for a "general" ethnography book. Since I am satisfied with the one I use (Ethnography: Principles in Practice), i feel it would be redundant to ALSO assign Organizational Ethnography.

his inflammatory arguments distracted many readers from focusing on his most fundamental point - the separation of ethnography from theory.

While Wacquant raises a wide-ranging set of issues in his review essay, we focus only on the arguments concerning the role of theory in ethno graphic research. Lines-Of-Argument Synthesis In Chapter 3, we developed the thesis that a meta-ethnographic approach can be understood as the reciprocal translation of studies.

We addressed syntheses of studies that seemingly refute each other in Chapter 4. About Arguments with Ethnography. A critique of the globalisation of the culture principle, arguing that theory is dependent on the actual study of peoples.

Related Books. Arguments with Ethnography Ioan Lewis. 01 OctoberHardback. $ Arguments with Ethnography Ioan Lewis. 01 JanuaryPaperback. How to Read Ethnography is an essential guide to approaching anthropological texts.

It helps students to cultivate the skills they need to critically examine and understand how ethnographies are built up, as well as to think anthropologically and develop an anthropological imagination of their own. Winner of the ALLA Book Award honorable mention!Labor and Legality: An Ethnography of a Mexican Immigrant Network is an ethnography of undocumented immigrants who work as busboys at a Chicago-area restaurant.

Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz introduces readers to the Lions, ten friends from Mexico committed to improving their fortunes and the lives of their families. This article makes a positive case for an ethnographic sensibility in political theory.

Drawing on published ethnographies and original fieldwork, it argues that an ethnographic sensibility can contribute to normative reflection in five distinct ways.

Tell others about this book. About Arguments with Ethnography. A critique of the globalisation of the culture principle, arguing that theory is dependent on the actual study of peoples. ncppopup Twitter; Facebook; Instagram; Pinterest. Ethnography literally means a description of a people. It is important to understand that ethnography deals with people in the collective sense, not with individuals.

As such, it is a way of studying people in organized, enduring groups, which may be referred to as communities or societies. Get this from a library. Arguments with ethnography: comparative approaches to history, politics & religion. [I M Lewis] -- This study contends that the subjective anthropology promoted through postmodernism represents an extreme development of long established, highly patronising and misleading evaluations in the.

The Writing Culture Debate. Although Writing Culture was to give rise to multifaceted debates on reflexivity, objectivity, epistemology, culture, ethnography of the world system, and the politics of representation, the text itself primarily dealt with the poetics of ethnography, largely sidelining political and epistemological matters.

In its textualist attempt to challenge then-conventional. This book will be a useful resource for organizational scholars doing or writing ethnography in the fields of business and management, public administration, education, health care, social work.

Alice Goffman (born ) is an American sociologist, urban ethnographer, and Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology at Pomona College. Goffman is the author of On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City, for which she received widespread praise as well as criticism for an in-depth look at over-policing, poverty, and incarceration experienced by young black men and their families in.

The book, On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City, is an ethnographic study of a black neighborhood in Philadelphia where, according to Goffman’s research, residents live in a mini.

Book Description. Summoned by an anonymous Prosecutor, ten contemporary ethnographers gather in an aging barn to hold a trial of Alice Goffman’s controversial ethnography, On the before the trial can get underway, a one-eyed wolfdog arrives with a mysterious liquid potion capable of rendering the ethnographers invisible in their fieldsites.ethnography from theory.

While Wacquant raises a wide-ranging set of issues in his review essay, the discussion to follow focuses only on the arguments concerning the role of theory in ethnographic research.

We will examine and critically assess both Wacquant’s critique of the disjunction of ethnography from theory and the authors’ respective.