Writing ethnographically

By: Atkinson, Paul
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Los Angeles Sage Publications 2020Description: vi, 194 p. Includes bibliographical references and indexISBN: 9781526463425Subject(s): Ethnology - Authorship | Ethnology - Methodology | Social science literatureDDC classification: 305.8 Summary: This original and authoritative exploration of ethnographic writing comes from one of the world's leading academics in the field, Paul Atkinson. The third book in his seminal quartet on ethnographic research, it provides thoughtful, reflective guidance on a crucial skill that is often difficult to master. Informed throughout by extracts from Paul’s own writing, this book explores and examines a broad range of types and genres of ethnographic writing, from fieldnotes and ‘confessions’, to conventional ‘realist’ writing and more. Whilst highlighting the possibilities and implications of the ethnographic text, this valuable resource will help those conducting ethnographic research select and adopt the most appropriate approach for their study. https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/writing-ethnographically/book263066
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Table of Contents

Introduction: Writing Matters
Textual Reflexivity
Notes and Margins
Reflections and Confessions
Ethnographic Presence
Stories and Parables
Modernisms
Writing the Self
Fictions and Performances
Reflexivity Revisited

This original and authoritative exploration of ethnographic writing comes from one of the world's leading academics in the field, Paul Atkinson. The third book in his seminal quartet on ethnographic research, it provides thoughtful, reflective guidance on a crucial skill that is often difficult to master.
Informed throughout by extracts from Paul’s own writing, this book explores and examines a broad range of types and genres of ethnographic writing, from fieldnotes and ‘confessions’, to conventional ‘realist’ writing and more. Whilst highlighting the possibilities and implications of the ethnographic text, this valuable resource will help those conducting ethnographic research select and adopt the most appropriate approach for their study.

https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/writing-ethnographically/book263066

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