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USSY 266 - Paper #1 - 1 AB USSY 266 Dr. M Due Date: 2/22/07...

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1 AB USSY 266 Dr. M Due Date: 2/22/07 Paul Rabinow, a young and inexperienced graduate student, ventured out to Morocco to study the culture of Moroccan villages. Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco can be characterized as a discussion by Rabinow about his experiences and reflections on himself and learning how to be able to succeed the field of ethnography. In a stark contrast, Sharon Traweek studies the lives and culture of high-particle physicists in Beamtimes and Lifetimes , as an experienced ethnographer who also has a strong familiarity with the field of high-particle physics. Although Rabinow and Traweek seem to come from two different areas of ethnography, they are bonded by their similar fundamentals. Rabinow discusses that a study of anthropology requires a substantial amount of time to complete because the anthropologist must assimilate into the community. Similarly, Traweek states that an anthropologist typically studies the same group/culture for their entire career and as a result, “the conversation between [the anthropologist and his/her study] may go on for
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USSY 266 - Paper #1 - 1 AB USSY 266 Dr. M Due Date: 2/22/07...

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