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Anthropological Practice: Fieldwork and the Ethnographic by Judith Okely

By Judith Okely

Anthropologists are more and more pressurised to formulate box tools for educating. in contrast to many hypothesis-driven ethnographic texts, this publication is designed with the categorical wishes of the anthropology scholar and box researcher in brain, with specific emphasis at the middle anthropological process: long-term player commentary. Anthropological Practice explores fieldwork reviews precise to anthropology, and gives the context in which to provide an explanation for and enhance practice-based and open-ended technique. It attracts on dialogues with over twenty validated and more youthful anthropologists, whose fieldwork spans the overdue Sixties to the current day, occurring in destinations as different as Europe, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Africa, Iran, Afghanistan, North and South America.

Revealing first-hand and hitherto unrecorded facets of fieldwork, Anthropological Practice presents serious, systematic how one can improve anthropological and substitute wisdom. it truly is a vital textual content for anthropology scholars and researchers, and for all disciplines involved in ethnography.

Interviewees comprise: Paul Clough, Roy Gigengack, Louise de los angeles Gorgendière, Suzette Heald, Michael Herzfeld, Signe Howell, Felicia Hughes-Freeland, Ignacy Marek Kaminski, Margaret Kenna, Raquel Alonso Lopez, Malcolm Mcleod, Brian Morris, Hélène Neveu Kringelbach, Akira Okazaki, Joanna Overing, Jonathan Parry, Carol Silverman, Mohammad Talib, Nancy Lindisfarne-Tapper, Sue Wright, Helena Wulff, Joseba Zulaika.

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