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Unformatted text preview: Quantitative (numeric)-Presenting findings in ethnographic writing o Realist ethnographies o Reflexive ethnographies -Ethics o Before going into the field (research design) o In the field (data collection methods) o After leaving the field (presenting your findings) -Contraversial Case (Patrick Tierney) o Journalistic critique of anthropological research among the Yanomami in terms of -Major issues raised (Napoleon Chagnon**) o Cultural anthropologist (1960s and 70s) o Wanted to find out how people reacted to the measles, so he spread it. o Were the research goals and methods ethical? o Was proper attention paid to the impact of the researchers on the people? Went through too fast and war eventually broke out. -A few notes on the Yanomami people o At the time of Chagnon’s research, most of these people had no immunities to disease o Collaborative research: a team approach, the subjects become the anthropologists...
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This note was uploaded on 08/20/2010 for the course NA 001/003 taught by Professor Na during the Spring '10 term at GWU.
- Spring '10