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Unformatted text preview: Ethnographic Techniques 1. Direct, firsthand observation 2. Conversation 3. The genealogical method 4. Detailed work with key consultants 5. In-depth interviewing 6. Discovery of local beliefs and perceptions 1. Emic 2. Etic 7. Problem-oriented research 8. Longitudinal research 9. Team research Ethnographic present o Linked to salvage ethnography and refers to culture before westernization e.g. as static and timeless. unrealistic construct that portrayed natives as isolated and cut off from rest of world o Cultures constantly change Culture, Space, and Scale Traditional ethnographic research focused on single community or culture, treated as more or less isolated and unique in time and space Shift toward recognition of ongoing and inescapable flows of people, technology, images, and information Increasingly study people in motion http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhCruPBvSjQ...
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- Spring '11