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Ethnography and craft knowledge

Atkinson, Paul Anthony 2013. Ethnography and craft knowledge. Qualitative Sociology Review IX (2) , pp. 56-63.

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The paper has twin themes: the creative work of ethnographic interpretation, and the ethnographic interpretation of creative work. Illustrated with reference to recent and current fieldwork on craft, dance, and opera, it suggests some ways in which the ethnographer might creatively engage with her or his chosen fields. It criticizes the current view of “grounded theory,” which is found to be far too procedurally driven, in favor of more creative explorations of data.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ethnography; Art; Aesthetics; Creativity; Grounded Theory
Publisher: Lodz University
ISSN: 1733-8077
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Date of First Compliant Deposit: 30 March 2016
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 06:18

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