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The ethnographic imagination

Willis, Paul E.

Cambridge, United Kingdom : Polity ; Malden, MA : Blackwell 2000

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  • Title:
    The ethnographic imagination
  • Author/Creator: Willis, Paul E.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Polity ; Malden, MA : Blackwell
  • Creation Date: 2000
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (176 p.).
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages [131]-149) and index.
    Includes bibliographical references (p. [131]-149) and index.
  • Subjects: Ethnology -- Philosophy; Ethnology -- Methodology
  • Description: In this book Paul Willis, a renowned sociologist and ethnographer, aims to renew and develop the ethnographic craft across the disciplines. Drawing from numerous examples of his own past and current work, he shows that ethnographic practice and the ethnographic imagination are vital to understanding the creativity and irreducibility of experience in all aspects of social and cultural practice. Willis argues that ethnography plays a vital role in constituting 'sensuousness' in textual, methodological, and substantive ways, but it can do this only through the deployment of an associa
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages [131]-149) and index.
    Includes bibliographical references (p. [131]-149) and index.
  • Contents: part I. Art in the everyday
    part II. Ethnography in postmodernity.
  • OCLC Number: 862794284
    43836534
  • Identifier: ISBN0-7456-6912-3;ISBN0-7456-0173-1;ISBN0-7456-7838-6