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Passages: The Ethnographic Field School and First Fieldwork Experiences

Passages: The Ethnographic Field School and First Fieldwork Experiences

Madelyn Iris (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-444-30696-5

Apr 2009, Wiley-Blackwell

180 pages

$27.99

Description

NAPA Bulletin is a peer reviewed occasional publication of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology, dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods.
  • peer reviewed publication of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology
  • dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods
  • most editions available for course adoption
FOREWORD (Oswald Werner).

Introduction: WHAT IS A CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY FIELD SCHOOL AND WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR? (Madelyn Iris).

DOCUMENTING LOCAL CULTURE: AN INTRODUCTORY FIELD SCHOOL (Philip B. Stafford, Inta Carpenter, David A. Taylor).

APPRENTICE ETHNOGRAPHERS AND THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF TOURISM IN COSTA RICA (Tim Wallace).

FULFILLING COMMUNITY NEEDS THROUGH RESEARCH AND SERVICE: THE NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY ETHNOGRAPHIC FIELD SCHOOL EXPERIENCE (Madelyn Iris).

REHABILITATION, RESISTANCE, AND RETURN: SERVICE LEARNING AND THE QUEST FOR CIVIL SOCIETY IN BOSNIA (Peter Van Arsdale).

LEARNING TO PUT ETHNOGRAPHY TO GOOD USE: THE GAMBIA, WEST AFRICA FIELD STUDY PROGRAM (Bill Roberts).

LEARNING THROUGH DOING: THE IMPORTANCE OF FIELDWORK IN THE EDUCATION OF THE UNDERGRADUATE (Andria Timmer).

ROLE NEGOTIATIONS AMONG STUDENTS AND NATIVE SPONSORS IN AN ETHNOGRAPHIC FIELD SCHOOL (William Nichols, Madelyn Iris).

LESSONS FROM THE NAVAJO: THE IMPACT OF A “GOOD” FIELD EXPERIENCE ON A CAREER (Rebecca L.H. Berman).

MENTORSHIP AND THE FIELD SCHOOL EXPERIENCE (Tim Wallace, Madelyn Iris).

ETHNOGRAPHIC FIELD SCHOOLS, COMMUNITY SERVICE LEARNING, AND THE HOMESTAY EXPERIENCE (Daniela Natale Diamente, Tim Wallace).

ETHICAL ISSUES AND OTHER THINGS TO THINK ABOUT (Madelyn Iris).

CONCLUSION: HOW TO PICK A FIELD SCHOOL THAT'S RIGHT FOR YOU (Madelyn Iris).

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· peer reviewed publication of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology

· dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods

· most editions available for course adoption