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ANT 101: INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY Lecture 7: Ethnography: Anthropology’s distinctive strategy Dr. Bulbul Ashraf Siddiqi Assistant Professor Dept. of Political Science and Sociology
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RAPPORT BUILDING: CONVERSATION, INTERVIEWING AND SCHEDULE Rapport building through daily chitchat and to gain trust of a community for interviews. Gaining knowledge on local language and culture through talking to people and asking question. There are several stages of learning language: First Naming phase: asking name after name of the objects around us. Ask of complex question and understand replies Begin to understand simple conversations between two villagers. Engage into public discussion/ conversation. Rapport helps to find relevant person to interview
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RAPPORT BUILDING: CONVERSATION, INTERVIEWING AND SCHEDULE Ethnographic Survey: Visiting every household in order to get some basic information and short question related to research. Name, Age, Gender of each household member, family type, religion, job history, income expenditures, diet etc. This format of getting information is called interview schedule, rather than using a questionnaire. Ethnographers talks face-to-face with people, asks the questions, and writes down the answers Meeting almost everyone in the village and
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THE GENEALOGICAL METHOD The genealogical method is a well established ethnographic technique. Genealogy is a prominent building block in the social organization of nonindustrial societies, where people live and work each day with their close kin. Anthropologists need to collect genealogical data to understand current social relations and to reconstruct history.
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