Accidental Ethnography: An Inquiry Into Family Secrecy

August 17, 2018|
Accidental Ethnography: An Inquiry Into Family Secrecy by Christopher N. Poulos
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Each family has its secrets, ones that shape family communication and relationships in a way generally unknown to the outsider and often the family itself. Autoethnographers, students of these relationships, confront many silences in their attempts to understand these social worlds.

Now issued as a Routledge Education Classic Edition,Accidental Ethnographydelves into this shadowy world of pain and loss in the hopes of finding productive, ethical avenues for transforming the secret lives of families into powerful narratives of hope. It merges autoethnographic method with the therapeutic power of storytelling to heal family wounds.

A new preface text by the author reflects on the changes in the field of qualitative research and on his own research journey since the publication of the original edition.

Christopher N. Poulosis Professor and Head of the Department of Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. An ethnographer and philosopher of communication, he teaches courses in friendship and family communication, ethnography, dialogue, and film. His writing has been featured in prominent journals such a...
Title:Accidental Ethnography: An Inquiry Into Family SecrecyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:196 pages, 9.02 X 5.98 X 0 inShipping dimensions:196 pages, 9.02 X 5.98 X 0 inPublished:August 17, 2018Publisher:RoutledgeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1138325481

ISBN - 13:9781138325487

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