What to write an ethnography about?

What to write an ethnography about?

To write a basic ethnography you need these five essential parts:

  • A thesis. The thesis establishes the central theme and message of your research study.
  • Literature Review. A literature review is an analysis of previous research now on your research topic.
  • Data Collection.
  • Data Analysis.
  • Reflexivity.

What are examples of ethnographic studies?

Here are some examples of ethnography:

  • Observing a group of children playing.
  • Observing employees in a corporate office.
  • Observing medical personnel in a high-volume hospital.
  • Observing an indigenous village.
  • Observing a high school classroom.
  • Observing motorcycle riders.

What are ethnographic reports?

A critical study of a particular event, usually expressed by one particular culture (ethnos). The researcher looks at the entire context (time/place/people) and then researches the people groups involved.

What is a good ethnography?

These were: (1) a transparency of the ethnographer as researcher; by this they meant not gratuitous reflexivity, but a clear and communicated sense of how knowledge was accumulated, of what the scholar’s relationships with the community were; (2) the presence of people in the text as characters who you get to know.

What is ethnographic example?

A classic example of ethnographic research would be an anthropologist traveling to an island, living within the society on said island for years, and researching its people and culture through a process of sustained observation and participation.

What are some ethnographic methods?

Ethnographic methods are qualitative, inductive, exploratory and longitudinal. They achieve a thick, rich description over a relatively small area.

What are good ethnographic questions?

Could you tell me about some of your experiences? Could you tell me how you made friends with people in (country)/at school/at work? Could you describe a team or club activity that you enjoyed? Could you describe some place(s) you visited in (country)?