Publication Date: November 27, 2006 | ISBN-10: 1405125926 | ISBN-13: 978-1405125925 | Edition: 1
Ethnographic Fieldwork: An Anthropological Reader provides a comprehensive selection of classic and contemporary reflections, examining the tensions between self and other, the relationships between anthropologists and informants, conflicts and ethical challenges, various types of ethnographic research, and different styles of writing about fieldwork.
Discusses fieldwork in general, as opposed to its formal methods
Presents a good sense of the historical and conceptual development of fieldwork as the predominant methodological approach of social and cultural anthropology
Includes introductory chapter and 38 leading articles on ethnographic fieldwork in cultural anthropology, organized around ten themes Beginnings; Fieldwork Identity; Fieldwork Relations and Rapport; The Other Talks Back; Conflicts, Hazards, and Dangers in Fieldwork; Ethics; Multi-Sited Fieldwork; Sensorial Fieldwork; Reflexive Ethnography; and Fictive Fieldwork and Fieldwork Novels.