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Gender Issues in Ethnography

Gender Issues in Ethnography

March 2000 | 88 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This Second Edition summarizes the state of the art of gender issues in fieldwork both in anthropology and sociology. Warren shows how the researcher's gender affects both the fieldwork relationships and the production of ethnography. The authors' focus is more empirical than theoretical; using literature on gender and ethnography, together with their own experiences as women ethnographers, they focus on ways in which researchers represent these experiences through narrative.
Gender in Social Life and Social Science
Gender and Fieldwork Relationships
Interviewing and Gender
Studying Up Close and Far Apart

Gender and Representation
Warnings and Advice

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Carol A. B. Warren

Professor Warren (Ph.D. California, San Diego) is interested in social control, law and psychiatry, gender, and interpretive methods. Her current book is Pushbutton Psychiatry: A History of Electroconvulsive Therapy in America (with Timothy Kneeland, Greenwood Press, 2002). She is the author of Gender Issues in Ethnography (with Jennifer Hackney, Sage, 2000), Madwives: Schizophrenic Women in the 1950s (1987), and The Court of Last Resort: Mental Illness and the Law (1982). Areas: Gender, Medical and Legal Systems. More About Author

Jennifer Kay Hackney

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