Haviland Ch3 PPT - Chapter 3 Ethnographic Research: Its...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–12. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Chapter 3 Ethnographic Research: Its History, Methods, and Theories
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
How and Why Did Ethnographic Research Evolve? In the early years of the discipline, many anthropologists documented traditional cultures they assumed would disappear. After the colonial era ended in the 1960s, anthropologists established a code of ethics to ensure their research does not harm the groups they study.
Background image of page 2
What Are Ethnographic Research Methods? Although anthropology relies on various research methods, its hallmark is extended fieldwork in a particular cultural group. Fieldwork features participant observation in which the researcher observes and participates in the daily life of the community being studied.
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
How Is Research Related to Theory? Data resulting from research provide anthropologists with material needed to produce a comprehensive ethnography. Theories help us frame new questions that deepen our understanding of cultural phenomena.
Background image of page 4
Components of Cultural Anthropology 1. Ethnography A detailed description of a particular culture primarily based on fieldwork. 2. Ethnology The study and analysis of different cultures from a comparative point of view.
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Urgent Anthropology Ethnographic research that documents endangered cultures. Also known as salvage ethnography.
Background image of page 6
Acculturation Until recently, Ayoreo Indian bands lived largely isolated in the Gran Chaco, a vast wilderness in South America’s heartland. Today, most dispossessed Ayoreo Indians find themselves in different stages of acculturation.
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Applied Anthropology The use of anthropological knowledge and methods to solve practical problems in communities confronting new challenges.
Background image of page 8
Question The study and analysis of different cultures from a comparative point of view is called A. Ethnography B. Urgent Anthropology C. Ethnology D. Applied Anthropology
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Answer: C The study and analysis of different cultures from a comparative point of view is called ethnology .
Background image of page 10
Peasant Studies Peasants represent an important category between modern industrial society and traditional subsistence
Background image of page 11

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 12
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 36

Haviland Ch3 PPT - Chapter 3 Ethnographic Research: Its...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 12. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online