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The ethnographic interview

by James P. Spradley

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Interviewing in ethnology

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    StatementJames P. Spradley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN346.3 .S66
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 247 p. ;
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4736337M
    ISBN 100030444969
    LC Control Number78026426

    The Ethnographic Interview is a practical, self-teaching handbook that guides readers step-by-step through interview techniques commonly used to research ethnography and culture. The text also shows how to analyze collected data and how to write an ethnography. Appendices include research questions and writing tasks. research typically employs three kinds of data collection methods: observation, interviews and documents, often employing all three methods in a single study. These in turn produce three kinds of data: quotations, descriptions and excerpts of documents. The aim of ethnographic research is to produce narrative descriptions that help to tell ‘the.

    A practical guide to the ethnographic study of online virtual worlds. Ethnography and Virtual Worlds is the only book of its kind—a concise, comprehensive, and practical guide for students, teachers, designers, and scholars interested in using ethnographic methods to study online virtual worlds, including both game and nongame environments. Written by leading ethnographers of virtual worlds. ethnographic interviewing interview people about how they identify themselves ethnically. vary age, ethnicity, gender, class, occupation. use notebook for your.

      In a new book, the curator and art historian Clémentine Deliss proposes that “ethnographic” artifacts be reconsidered, remediated — and maybe even returned to . This midterm cultural ethnographic paper is a report on an organization, family or group that you picked tointerview and report the answers to the majority of the questions listed below.•o?You will be acting like a pseudo-anthropologist in the field conducting an ethnographic interview (see book for description of this process), and it is an important research effort of this course.


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The standard for ethnographic interviewing. Spradley writes in a narrative style not as concise and too the point as many Sage books. At the same time it provides a type of thoroughness, depth, and context that is very appreciated. This book is especially geared toward cross-cultural interviews with the intention of preparing an by: The Ethnographic Interview is a practical, self-teaching handbook which guides students step by step through interview techniques commonly used to research ethnography and culture.

The text also teaches students The ethnographic interview book to analyze the data they collect, and how to write an ethnography. The appendices include research questions and writing tasks/5. The standard for ethnographic interviewing.

Spradley writes in a narrative style not as concise and too the point as many Sage books. At the same time it provides a type of thoroughness, depth, and context that is very appreciated. This book is especially geared toward cross-cultural interviews with the intention of preparing an ethnography/5(33).

The Ethnographic Interview is a practical, self-teaching handbook which guides students step by step through interview techniques commonly used to research ethnography and culture.

The text also teaches students how to analyze the data they collect, and how to write an ethnography. The appendices include research questions and writing tasks.

The Ethnographic Interview is a practical, self-teaching handbook that guides readers step-by-step through interview techniques commonly used to research ethnography and culture.

The text also shows how to analyze collected data and how to write an ethnography. Appendices include research questions and writing tasks.5/5(1). "The Ethnographic Interview is a practical, self-teaching handbook which guides students step by step through interview techniques commonly used to research ethnography and culture.

The text also teaches students how to analyze the data they collect, and how to write an ethnography. Questions that seek to discover the meaning individuals make of their experiences are well suited for the interview method.

If one suspects that there may be variation in meaning among specific groups of students, faculty, or staff, the ethnographic interview may be the best way to learn about the meaning held by different constituent groups or by: The standard for ethnographic interviewing.

Spradley writes in a narrative style not as concise and too the point as many Sage books. At the same time it provides a type of thoroughness, depth, and context that is very appreciated.

This book is especially geared toward cross-cultural interviews with the intention of preparing an s: An ethnographic interview is an informal interview that takes place in a naturalistic setting and is often the result of participant observation.

Researchers who are engaging in ethnography or acting as both participants and observers within a given community or context may utilize ethnographic interviews to find out more about the lives and.

THE ETHNOGRAPHIC INTERVIEW Ethnography is a form of qualitative research that includes descriptions of people, places, languages, events, and products. The data is collected by means of observation, interviewing, listening, and immersion with the least amount of distortion and bias.

The following is an overview of interviewing. Question Types. Saraleena Aarnitaival, in Practising Information Literacy, Methods. An ethnographic approach framed this research, which included two techniques for collecting the empirical data.

Semi-structured interviews were conducted with Kurdish and Russian women aged between 28 and 50 years who had been living in Finland for over five years. The Ethnographic Interview by James P. Spradley,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

Interviews are frequently used in ethnographic research, but it is argued that they pose particular difficulties in interpretation. While ethnographers are interested in understanding how people construct and interpret cultures in their natural settings, interviews are based on rules that counteract most normal interactions.

Thus interviews in ethnography can only be interpreted within the. Summary “The Ethnographic Interview is a practical, self-teaching handbook which guides students step by step through interview techniques commonly used to research ethnography and culture.

It is with some pleasure that I mark this book as read. Open to the public Book English Monash University. The Ethnographic Interview by James P. Spradley and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Ethnographic Interview by James P Spradley - AbeBooks.

Part I. Ethnographic Research: Ethnography and Culture. Language and Field Work. Informants. Part II. The Developmental Research Sequences: Locating an Informant. Interviewing an Informant. Making an Ethnographic Record. Asking Descriptive Questions. Analyzing Ethnographic Interviews. Making a Domain Analysis.

Asking Structural Questions. For his part, Spradley in The Ethnographic Interview identifies the need for respect or rapport and provides a set of questions and a set of interviewing approaches that can lead to success.

Types of Questions. At a high level, ethnographic questions fall into three broad categories – descriptive, structural, and contrast questions. M.H. Agar, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, ‘ Ethnography,’ as used traditionally, labeled a research process where an anthropologist lived in a small community to learn the details of their daily also labeled the book-length report that summarized that research.

At the beginning of the twenty-first century, the meaning of the term has shifted. Barker, J'The ethnographic interview in an age of globalization', in The sage handbook of social anthropology, SAGE Publications Ltd, London, pp.

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How are interviews best transcribed and integrated into our writing? Is interview knowledge production safe, ethical and representative? And how are interviews used by anthropologists in their ethnographic practice?This important volume leads the reader from an initial scrutiny of the interview to interview techniques and illustrative case : The ethnographic interview by James P.

Spradley,Holt, Rinehart and Winston edition, in EnglishCited by: James P. Spradley (–) was a professor of Anthropology at Macalester College from Spradley wrote or edited 20 books on ethnography and qualitative research including Participant Observation and The Ethnographic Interview (, Wadsworth Thomson Learning).

In The Ethnographic Interview, Spradley describes 12 steps for developing an ethnographic study using .