1-30 Anth 230 lecture
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130 Ethnographic research Its history Methods and Theories Anthropologists research before and after going into the field Two main components EthnographyDetailed description of culture based on fieldwork You re there for some time then lesser and lesser time Anthropologists might teach there Ethnology Study of analysis of different cultures from a comparative point of view Ethnology Research methods Ethnology Fieldwork you go in person somewhere for some time and observing and participating in their culture Customary ideas values and participation What site to research Essentially it all depends on what the anthropologist wants to focus on Teacher strory Wanted to go to a place but things kept telling her to go to Africa So she picked a culture in Africa then researched got there walked by pipeline then ran into villages and people Picked a culture then saw an issue and tried to find out more Teacher didn t want to go back to her first place She hated the rainforest and the giant spiders and giant cockroaches But people have to be happy no matter what because it could affect perspective Research methods There are many facets to research a new culture or cultural practice that the ethnography will use Participating observation participating with culture they get water from well so will the anthropologist Key consultants sometimes assistance are members of the community who are not bothered by being questioned People you can ask Research assistance help every step along the way Usually from that culture or fluent in that culture It is always good to have one no matter how fluent the anthropologist is Quantitative and Qualitative data Quantitative number is important Qualitative The quality is important Formal like questionnaires Informal like interviews But always respect their choice if they want to participate People don t like saying no If they don t go and interview 3 times or were not there for an interview then they wanted to say no