Fieldwork Assignment

Fieldwork Assignment - Youth Cultures 817 Due Date: Monday,...

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Youth Cultures 817 Due Date: Monday, April 19, 2010 Spring 2010 Instructor: Lea Jacobson Field Research Assignment To say something is cultural is – at a minimum – to say that it is shared by a significant number of members of a social group; shared in the sense of being behaviorally enacted, physically possessed or internally thought. Further this something must be recognized in some special way and at least some others are expected to know about it; that is, it must be intersubjectively shared. Finally for something to cultural it must have the potential of being passed on to new group members, to exits with some permanency through time and across space (p. 230). From D’Andrade, R. G. , “Afterword.” R. G. D’Andrade and C. Strauss (eds.), Human Motives and Cultural Models. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1992. This is what I see (the narrative/personal experience/ first hand information section). In this section, you will report on your first-hand experience of the culture, through attendance at events, interviews, surveys or observations. This assignment asks you to go out into and
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