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Unformatted text preview: Situated knowledge, radical cultural relativism and intellectual property rights Native oral tradition Fieldwork controlled culture shock There are three basic elements to fieldwork: (1) long-term residence, (2) language competency, and (3) participant observation Participant observation is a form of unstructured research Structured research questionnaires and interview protocols o Emic v etic approaches insider (Cushing and Malinowski) versus outsider approach (armchair theorists and comparativists) Key informants or consultants Fieldnotes Ethics Ethnography, literally writing ethnicity, and the ethnographers EMBODIMENT; INTERPRETATION, TRANSLATION, AND INCOMMENSURABILITY Basso Cibecue Apaches Explanation Interpretation Translation Incommensurability Scientific method Falsification Hypotheses...
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