Table of contents for Ethnography : step by step / by David M. Fetterman.


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PART ONE: THE FIRST STEP: AN OVERVIEW
The Problem
Basic or Applied Role
Theory
Research Design
Fieldwork
Formal Analysis
The Ethnography
Book Organization
PART TWO: WALKING IN RHYTHM: ANTHROPOLOGICAL CONCEPTS
Culture
Holistic Perspective
Contextualization
Emic Perspective and Multiple Realities
Etic Perspective
Nonjudgmental Orientation
Inter-and Intracultural Diversity
Structure and Function
Symbol and Ritual
Micro- or Macrolevel Study
Operationalism
PART THREE: A WILDERNESS GUIDE: METHODS AND TECHNIQUES
Fieldwork
Selection and Sampling
Entry
Participant Observation
Interviewing
Lists and Forms
Questionnaires
Projective Techniques
Additional Eliciting Devices
Unobtrusive Measures
PART FOUR: GEARING UP: ETHNOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT
Pen and Paper
Tape Recorder
Cameras
Videotape
Cinema
Computers
Laptop and Desktop
The Internet
Data Collection Software
Virtual Office and File Sharing
Database Software
Printers and Speakers
PART FIVE: FINDING YOUR WAY THROUGH THE FOREST: ANALYSIS
Thinking
Triangulation
Patterns
Key Events
Maps
Flowcharts
Organizational Charts
Matrices
Content Analysis
Statistics
Crystallization
PART SIX: RECORDING THE MIRACLE: WRITING
Research Proposals
Field Notes
Field Note Organization
Memoranda
Interim Reports
Final Reports, Articles and Books
Thick Description and Verbatim Quotations
Ethnographic Present
Ethnographic Presence
Ethnographically Informed Reports
Literature
Revising and Editing
PART SEVEN: WALKING SOFTLY THROUGH THE WILDERNESS: ETHICS
The Ethnographer's Role
Academic and Applied Ethnography
Research Life Cycle
Conclusion



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Ethnology -- Methodology.