Serendipity in Anthropological Research

Serendipity in Anthropological Research

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Challenging the idea that fieldwork is the only way to gather data, and that standard methods are the sole route to fruitful analysis, Serendipity in Anthropological Research explores the role of fortune and happenstance in anthropology. It conceives of anthropological research as a lifelong nomadic journey of discovery in which the world yields an infinite number of unexplored issues and innumerable ways of studying them, each study producing its own questions and demanding its own methodologies. Drawing together the latest research from a team of senior scholars from around the world to reflect on the experience of research, Serendipity in Anthropological Research presents rich new case studies from Europe and the Middle East to examine both new and old questions in novel and enriching ways. An engaging examination of methodology and anthropological fieldwork, this book will appeal to all those concerned with writing ethnography.... cover over wounds of culturo-religious conflict for the maintenance of civil order , the history of European liberalism has involved a fleshing ... to the rights and duties of being a Good Citizen and receiving equitable treatment among a Global Community of Good Citizens. ... and a market in goods, skills, tastes and ideas includes all, this so- called McDonalds-ization of the American Empire has its roots inanbsp;...

Title:Serendipity in Anthropological Research
Author:Dr Esther Hertzog, Professor Haim Hazan
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2013-01-28


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