In this concise introduction Alain Coulon demystifies the important qualitative research tradition of ethnomethodology. In terms accessible to students, he explains its history, its features and the major criticisms levelled at it. Both theoretical notions and main methodological practices are covered and examples of key ethnomethodological work are provided.
The History of the Ethnomethodological Movement
The Major Concepts of Ethnomethodology
Lay Sociology and Professional Sociology
Questions of Method
Critiques and Convergences
clear, concise - an essential basic introduction
Dr Jeffrey Goatcher
Dept of Sociology & Politics, Nottingham Trent University
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