Thinking ethnographically

Level E A306 /748879 Available
Full title: Thinking ethnographically / Paul Atkinson.
Main author: Atkinson, Paul, 1947- (Author)
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : granular ethnography: The logic of ideas ; Thinking ethnographically ; Rescuing qualitative research ; Granular ethnography ; Some key commitments
  • Defining social reality: Social construction of reality ; Social worlds ; Defining the situation ; Documentary realities ; Boundaries
  • Encounters: The interaction order ; Negotiations and accommodations ; Talk and conversation ; Awareness contexts and strategic interaction
  • Language and performance: Performance ; Accounts ; Narratives ; Rhetoric ; Rumour, reputation and legend
  • Identities: Identities ; Labelling ; Moral careers and trajectories ; Motives ; Communities and communities of practice
  • Knowledge and reason: Local and situated knowledge ; Practical reasoning ; Rules in action ; Typifications ; Habitus and embodiment ; Senses, places and things
  • The senses and multimodality: Aesthetics ; Artefacts ; Soundscapes ; Landscape and movement
  • Time and memory: Collective memory ; Timescapes and rhythms ; Authenticity ; Age and generation
  • Postscript.