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  • Summary Of Mead's Ethnography

    In Mead’s ethnography, she has extensive and intensive research which she thoroughly explained. She not only explained her research, but also why she did her research and why each photographic plate was selected for analysis. With full disclosure there is a mention of photographs that were believed to be staged. In an effort to be completely transparent there is much explanation given to the selection of the photographs, retouching of photographs, notes taken and even how the frames were numbered. The way in which this ethnography was done is inclusive of all possible aspects of the Balinese culture, but as Mauss mentioned even if she spent four years studying the culture it would still not be enough. This method is not perfect, but it explanatory…

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  • Righteous Dopefiend Summary

    disturbing themes within his reality filled photo-ethnography, Righteous Dopefiend, attracted a wide audience. In ‘Righteous Dopefiend’ Bourgois and his research assistant Jeff Schonberg followed the lives of 24 homeless heroin injectors and crack smokers in San Francisco over a period of 12 years. The ethnography was written to shed light on the controversial topics of poverty, addiction and homelessness, and to reveal how political and social structures are responsible for such a destructive…

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  • The Notion Of Witchcraft Explains Unfortunate Events: Analysis

    Evans-Pritchard and Claude Levi-Strauss present valid ethnographies and analyses of these ethnographies in their writings about the study of magic and witchcraft. Evans-Pritchard, on one hand, only uses one ethnography in his work, whereas Levi-Strauss uses three. There are strengths and weaknesses to each author’s strategy here. By only using one case study, Evans-Pritchard can delve deeper into the meaning of magic. Moreover, he physically immersed himself into the culture that he was…

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  • Analysis Of The Ethnographer By Jorge Luis Brogues

    Sincerity” and Andrew Beatty’s “How Did It Feel for You? Emotion, Narrative, and the Limits of Ethnography” critiques on current limited conventional ethnographical practices, and call for a new anthropological research with political activism purpose as well as an ethnography that efficiently captures emotions. By furthering exploring the similar approaches toward anthropological perspectives and ethnography of both articles highlights the complexity of participant observation, while Angela…

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  • Glenbow Museum Analysis

    for various reasons each museum has a history for its existence. According to the concept of the museum and its role in the society. Hence, museums for a long time forms a key instrument towards creating the identity of people with its land and history, generating nationalism, unity and imparting cultural history to name a few. Considering these characteristics, visit the Glenbow museum in Calgary is a challenging phenomenon not only from planning and design perception but from a judiciously on…

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  • Engaged Anthropology: Diversity And Dilemmas

    social features can also be generalized across the entire humanity. Ethnology is a study of culture that can be called the wisdom of the life in nations. Even if ethnography is targeting at ethnic study, anthropologist have to comparative study and identify the characteristics of different culture. Also, ethnology has to study with historical research as well as comparative study. To identify of different culture in a way characteristic of a comparative study is corporate. However, to clarify…

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  • Displacement In Sudan Analysis

    Analysis of the Displacement in Sudan Description: Different from anthropology, ethnography is the study of how cultures dynamically change over time while being mindful of intercultural relationships within these civilizations. Ethnographers take the time to observe how people react to these changes, and how the differences of their cultures impact the civilians that live there. As researchers collect data from areas of interests, there is hope that this holistic style of study sheds light to…

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  • David Valentine's Imagining Transgender Analysis

    Imagining Transgender – an ethnography of a category that clues in readers to the important fascinating turn his work takes across its three hundred some odd pages. Unlike other academic works up through the time of its publication (2007) which have tended to align a particular transgender experience with queer-studies (Feinberg 1997, Wilchins 2004), autobiographical/ “insider” narratives (Boylan 2003/2013; Bornstein 1993), or social service primers (Lev 2004), Valentine’s research instead…

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  • Summary Of Malek Alloula's The Colonial Harem

    Chapter 5 is called “Couples” and deals with how the arrangement of Algerian models into nuclear family groups was a violence against the individual models who were being forced to transgress the moral code of their culture and an ultimate symbol of the triumph of colonialism over the tribal and extended family system by replacing it with a relationship system made in their own image. In Chapter 6, "The Figures of the Harem: Dress and Jewelry,” Alloula acknowledges that being underlaid with the…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Sidewalk Sleeping

    Ethnography is a study used by sociologists to emerge within a group and observe how they operate. Within Sidewalk Gotta Go and Sidewalk Sleeping, Duneier is able to see what is unseen by the average tourist in New York City. Although he had submerged himself with this a group of street vendors on Sixth Avenue, there are advantages and disadvantages to an ethnographical study. Mitchell Duneier was able to work with the street vendors and learn why they had chosen to sleep outside, or why they…

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