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Speaking of Ethnography


Volume: 2
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Ethnography

December 1985 | 80 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
In this eloquently written volume Michael Agar expands the premise set forth in his very popular work The Professional Stranger. Speaking of Ethnography challenges the assumption that conventional scientific procedures are appropriate for the study of human affairs. Agar's work is informed by a hermeneutic and phenomenological tradition, in which he questions the researcher's own taken-for-granted procedures.
 
Introduction
 
Ethnographic Understanding
 
Borrowed Terms in New Contexts
 
Ethnographic Language and Ethnographic Method
 
The Language in Use
Two Examples  
 
Conclusion

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Michael Henry Agar

Michael Agar received his undergraduate degree from Stanford and his Ph.D. in linguistic anthropology from the Language-Behavior Research Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley. An honorary Woodrow Wilson Fellow, NIH Career Award recipient, and currently Fulbright Senior Specialist, he is professor emeritus at the University of Maryland, College Park, with adjunct appointments in Speech Communication and Comparative Literature, as well as an associate at Antropokaos at the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina. He was recently appointed Distinguished Scholar at the International Institute of Qualitative Methods at the... More About Author

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