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From travel writing to ethnography

From travel writing to ethnography

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Published by Harwood Academic, Distributed by International Publishers Distributor in The Netherlands, Basel, Switzerland, Langhorne, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel writing -- History and criticism,
  • Ethnology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Christopher Pinney and Justin Stagl.
    SeriesHistory and anthropology -- v. 9, pt. 2-3.
    ContributionsPinney, Christopher., Stagl, Justin.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 121-357 :
    Number of Pages357
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17060710M
    OCLC/WorldCa35966378

    Ethnography. Ethnography is a descriptive account of social life and culture in a particular social system based on detailed observations of what people actually do. It is a research method that is used by sociologists often when studying groups, organizations, and communities that are a part of a larger complex society, such as religious cults. Useful Tips for Writing an Ethnography Case Study or Research Paper. You will find the following tips useful while formulating an ethnography. Develop an accurate series of questions for obtaining information from the community people. Make sure that none of .

    5. Write. To get them into the flavor and feel of ethnographic writing, I start one or two classes with free writing exercises geared at getting them to find their voice, or the story they are going to tell. Kirin Narayan’s book Alive in the Writing has great prompts adaptable to student projects. These don’t take long and are a nice break. This introductory chapter introduces ethnography as a distinct research and writing tradition. The author begins by historically contextualizing ethnography’s professionalization within the fields of anthropology and sociology. While highlighting the formidable influences of, for example, Bronislaw Malinowski and the Chicago school, the author complicates existing understandings by bringing.

    Poised at the intersection of medieval studies, anthropology, and visual culture, In Light of Another's Word is an innovative departure from each, extending existing studies of medieval travel writing into the realm of poetics, of ethnographic form into the premodern realm, and of early visual culture into the realm of ethnographic encounter. Scholars of politics have sought in recent years to make the discipline more hospitable to qualitative methods of research. Lauding the results of this effort and highlighting its potential for the future, Political Ethnography makes a compelling case for one such method in particular. Ethnography, the contributors amply demonstrate in a wide range of original essays, is uniquely suited for 5/5(1).


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Writing about writing Reflection and writing about the process of writing and the context in which that writing occurred creates a “writing story” (Richardson, ). Given the relative newness of the genre, a few other autoethnographers have also written writing stories about their experiences with autoethnography.

Key words: auto-ethnography, creative writing, travel writing, post-modernity, post-structuralism Table of Contents.

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Ethnography & Ethnology. Ethnographic research enables social scientists to understand the day-to-day experience of the group of people they are studying. Writing field notes can be tricky, but they are a crucial component to successful ethnography. They contain the documentation the researcher observes.

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Standing on the brink of a world in rapid flux, this has become the shinning generation of. Before we jump on to learning how to write an ethnography, it would be wise to get an understanding of the concept of ethnography.

The term Ethnography is Greek in origin. It is a combination of two words ethnos and grapho meaning people and to write respectively. The Rhetoric of Unreality: Travel Writing and Ethnography in Edith Wharton’s In Morocco. But she is not just a novelist of manners, since she also wrote several books based on her travels, mostly in Italy and France, which constitute studies of European culture.

As part of this interest, she published a book on Morocco in 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). Writing the New Ethnography provides a foundational understanding of the writing processes associated with composing new forms of qualitative writing in the social sciences.

Goodall's distinctive style will engage and energize students, offering them provocative advice and exercises for turning qualitative data and field notes into compelling representations of social life.4/5(1).

Both ethnography and travel writing function as components of early modern utopia; however, the two forms are so closely connected in these texts that they may be viewed as subsets of each other. Indeed, modern discussions reinforce this conclusion treating the same writers from both ethnographic and/or anthropological and travel writing.

These seminal essays place ethnography at the intersection of interpretive anthropology, cultural studies, social history, travel writing, discourse theory, and textual criticism. They grapple with issues of power and poetics in contemporary situations of globalization, post-coloniality, and post-modernity.

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I love turning from ethnography to literature, then back to ethnography. Thinking about culture helps me understand fiction and reading poems helps me see differences between cultures more clearly. As I sit down each semester to find new poems and stories to teach, I always think of “Finding Poems for my Students” by Mohja Kahf.

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Ethnography is often referred to as “culture writing,” and it refers to a type of documentation often employed by Anthropologists in their field work. This genre of writing uses detailed first-hand written descriptions of a culture based on first-hand research in the field.

Travel writing, journalism and my own approach – ethnography – take readers on different journeys across the same seas Current affairs Container ships unloading at. This book offers a deep, theoretically grounded understanding of ethnography as a qualitative research method.

The author's engaging, first-person writing style demonstrates the power of ethnography to engage and educate s: Using material from our own ethnographic research in the fields of air travel and cultural heritage as data, we develop a reflexive account of ethnographic writing.

We examine in detail the practices of jotting down observations, writing field notes, analytic annotating, ordering and rearranging, and drafting and revising papers.