Chapter 2 Key Terms - Key terms complex societies Nations...

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Key terms complex  societies    Nations; large and populous, with social stratification and central governments. cultural  consultant    Someone the ethnographer gets to know in the field, who teaches him or her about their society  and culture. emic    The research strategy that focuses on native explanations and criteria of significance. etic    The research strategy that emphasizes the observer's rather than the natives' explanations,  categories, and criteria of significance. genealogical  method    Procedures by which ethnographers discover and record connections of kinship, descent, and  marriage, using diagrams and symbols. informed consent   An agreement sought by ethnographers from community members to take part in research. interview  schedule    Ethnographic tool for structuring a formal interview. A prepared form (usually printed or 
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  • Spring '08
  • HARPER
  • impersonal data collection, characteristic ethnographic technique, research   Characteristic research, cultural  consultant, key cultural  consultants

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