Anthropologists in the Field: Cases in Participant Observation by Lynne Hume

Anthropologists in the Field: Cases in Participant Observation

byLynne Hume, Jane Mulcock

Kobo ebook | August 21, 2012

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-- Melissa Checker and Maggie Fishman, editors, Local Actions: Cultural Activism, Power, and Public Life in America

Lynne Hume is associate professor in The School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics at the University of Queensland, Brisbane. Jane Mulcock is a postdoctoral fellow in anthropology and sociology at the University of Western Australia.
Title:Anthropologists in the Field: Cases in Participant ObservationFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 21, 2012Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0231509227

ISBN - 13:9780231509220

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Table of Contents

Positioned Engagement
Awkward Spaces, productive places: the ethnography of participant observations, by Lynne Hume and Jane Mulcock
Ethical Engagements
Awkward Intimacies: Prostitution, Politics, and Fieldwork in Urban Mexico, by Patty Kelly
Multi-sited Engagements
Disclosure and Interaction in a Monastery, by Michael V. Angrosino
Going Beyond "The West" and "The Rest": Conducting Non-Western, Non-Native Ethnography in Northern Thailand, by Ida Fadzillah
Multiple Roles, Statuses and Allegiances: Exploring the Ethnographic Process in Disability Culture, by Russell Shuttleworth
He's Not a Spy, He's One of Us: Ethnographic Positioning in a Middle-class Setting, by Martin Forsey
Dissent and Consent: Negotiating the Adoption Triangle, by Jonathan Telfer
Doing Ethnography in 'One's Own Ethnic Community': The Experience of an Awkward Insider, by Val Colic-Peisker
"And I Can't feel at Home in this World Anymore": Fieldwork in Two Settings, by Jim Birckhead
"Yo, bitch..." and Other Challenges: Bringing High-risk Ethnography into the Discourse, by Sylvie C. Tourigny
Reflections on Fieldwork Amongst Kenyan Heroin Users, by Susan Beckerleg and Gillian Lewando Hundt
Closed Doors: Ethical Issues with Prison Ethnography, by John M. Coggeshall
Living in Sheds: Suicide, Friendship and Research Among the Tiwi, by Gary Robinson
Performing and Constructing Research as Guesthood in the Study of Religions, by Graham Harvey
Not Quite at Home: Field Envy and New Age Ethnographic Dis-ease, by Stewart Muir
Multi-sited transnational ethnography and the shifting construction of fieldwork, by Sawa Kurotani
Multi-sited Methodologies: "Homework" between Australia, Fiji and Kiribati, by Katerina Martina Teaiwa

Editorial Reviews

The co-editors of this work have done a marvelous job.