Ethnographic Fieldwork: An Anthropological Reader, 2nd Edition
January 2012, ©2012, Wiley-Blackwell
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Newly revised, Ethnographic Fieldwork: An Anthropological Reader Second Edition provides readers with a picture of the breadth, variation, and complexity of fieldwork. The updated selections offer insight into the ethnographer’s experience of gathering and analyzing data, and a richer understanding of the conflicts, hazards and ethical challenges of pursuing fieldwork around the globe.
- Offers an international collection of classic and contemporary readings to provide students with a broad understanding of historical, methodological, ethical, reflexive and stylistic issues in fieldwork
- Features 16 new articles and revised part introductions, with additional insights into the experience of conducting ethnographic fieldwork
- Explores the importance of fieldwork practice in achieving the core theoretical and methodological goals of anthropology
- Highlights the personal and professional challenges of field researchers, from issues of professional identity, fieldwork relations, activism, and the conflicts, hazards and ethical concerns of community work.