Anthropologists in the Field: Cases in Participant Observation

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Lynne Hume, Jane Mulcock
Columbia University Press, Aug 21, 2012 - Social Science - 296 pages
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Contents

Prostitution Politics and Fieldwork in Urban Mexico
3
2 Disclosure and Interaction in a Monastery
18
Conducting NonWestern Nonnative Ethnography in Northern Thailand
32
Exploring the Ethnographic Process inDisability Culture
46
Ethnographic Positioning in a MiddleClass Setting
59
Negotiating the Adoption Triangle
71
The Experience of an Awkward Insider
82
Fieldwork in Two Settings
95
11 Closed Doors Ethical Issues with Prison Ethnography
140
Suicide Friendship and Research Among the Tiwi
153
13 Performing and Constructing Research as Guesthood in the Study of Religions
168
PART III MULTISITED ENGAGEMENTS
183
Field Envy and New Age Ethnographic Disease
185
15 Multisited Transnational Ethnography and the Shifting Construction of Fieldwork
201
Homework in Australia Fiji and Kiribati
216
References
235

PART II ETHICAL ENGAGEMENTS
109
Bringing HighRish Ethnography into the Discourse
111
10 Reflections on Fieldwork Among Kenyan Heroin Users
127
Contributors
259
Index
263
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Lynne Hume is associate professor in The School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics at the University of Queensland, Brisbane. Jane Mulcock is a postdoctoral fellow in anthropology and sociology at the University of Western Australia.


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