Chapter 2 - True/ False 1. An interview schedule is an...

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True/ False 1. An interview schedule is an ethnographic tool used to structure a formal interview, during which the researcher talks face to face with people and records their answers to questions.(T) 2. Rapport is one of the ways anthropologists present the findings from their fieldwork. (F) 3. Longitudinal research, by definition, must involve traveling great distances to the study area. (F) 4. should avoid taking stands on social issues.(F) 5. Survey research has traditionally been conducted in small-scale, non- industrial societies where people often do not read or write.(F) Essay Quiz 1. What is a key cultural consultant? 2. What is the difference between the emic and etic points of view? 3. What is salvage ethnography? How was Malinowski doing salvage ethnography? 4. What is longitudinal research? Why is it important? 5. What are the key components of ethnography? Multiple Choice: 1 CORRECT Which of the following is not one of the characteristic field techniques of ethnography? A) participant observation B) interview schedule C) genealogical method D) problem-instigating research E) life histories Feedback: Correct. Problem-oriented research is one of the characteristic field  techniques of ethnography, but problem-instigating research is not, since this  term implies research that causes problems. 2 CORRECT The genealogical method is important to ethnographic research because: A) the collection of blood samples allows researchers to extract genetic material  from individuals in a culture and sequence their genes. B) it collects data that are essential to reconstructing history and understanding  current social relations. C) it sheds light on the imponderabilia of daily life.
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D) it collects information on the requisite technologies for constructing a  settlement. E) Genealogical research is not important to ethnographic research. Feedback: Correct. Genealogy is a prominent building block in the social  organization of nonindustrial societies, where people live and work each day with  their close kin. 3 CORRECT The etic perspective is: A) that of the ethnographer. B) that of the local members of the community being studied. C) the one held by refugees regarding the authorities that forced them to leave  their home country. D) how locals perceive the world in which they live. E) that of the person being interviewed. Feedback: Correct. The etic perspective focuses on the categories, explanations, 
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