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By Anthony P. Cohen

ISBN-10: 071900859X

ISBN-13: 9780719008597

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Recording the Miracle: Writing 111 Research Proposals 113 Field Notes 114 Shorthand, Symbols, and Mnemonics 114 Reconstruction 114 Field Note Organization 115 Memoranda 117 Interim Reports 117 Final Reports, Articles, and Books 117 Thick Description and Verbatim Quotations 122 Ethnographic Present 124 Ethnographic Presence 125 Ethnographically Informed Reports 126 Literature 126 Revising and Editing 127 7. Walking Softly Through the Wilderness: Ethics 129 The Ethnographer's Role 130 Academic and Applied Ethnography 130 Academic Ethnographers 130 Applied Ethnographers 132 Research Life Cycle 136 Inception and Prenatal Care: The Problem 136 Gestation and Birth: Proposals 137 Childhood: Field Preparation 138 Adolescence and Adulthood: Fieldwork 138 Retirement and Last Rites 145 Conclusion 146 References 147 Name Index 155 Subject Index 158 About the Author 163 Page viii I like to walk amidst the beautiful things that adorn the world.

Before asking the first question in the field, the ethnographer begins with a problem, a theory or model, a research design, specific data collection techniques, tools for analysis, and a specific writing style. The ethnographer also begins with biases and preconceived notions about how people behave and what they think—as do researchers in every field. Indeed, the choice of what problem, geographic area, or people to study is in itself biased. Biases serve both positive and negative functions.

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