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Ethnography

Jane Seymour

in Research Methods in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530251
eISBN:
9780191729980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530251.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses ethnography, which is a research method that requires the researchers to become involved in the daily lives of a small group of patients. Thanks to a rather small collection of ... More


Audiences: Interpretation and Consumption

Nicholas Garnham

in Emancipation, the Media, and Modernity: Arguments about the Media and Social Theory

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742258
eISBN:
9780191695001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742258.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter presents a discussion of the audience or consumers of symbolic forms. It argues the underlying current debate about the audience and the effects of the media are debates, stemming from ... More


Religious Self-Constitution: A Relational Perspective

Michal Pagis

in Religion on the Edge: De-centering and Re-centering the Sociology of Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199938629
eISBN:
9780199980758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938629.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter promotes an understanding of religious self-constitution as a relational and embodied process. The aim is to de-center the emphasis on belief in the commonly used category of the ... More


Infant Attachment and Language Exposure across Cultures

Gail Fox Adams

in Exploring the Interactional Instinct

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199927005
eISBN:
9780199369737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927005.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter describes ethnographic studies of childcare practices by the Oriya in India, Beng in the Ivory Coast, Gusii in Kenya, and Chillihuani in Peru and examines the cross-cultural ... More


Writing for Love and Money on Three Continents

Kate Vieira

in Writing for Love and Money: How Migration Drives Literacy Learning in Transnational Families

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190877316
eISBN:
9780190877354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877316.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter tells the story of the research. It first lays out the research question: How do transnational families’ experiences with migration-driven literacy learning shift across their lifespans ... More


Unpacking the placebo response: insights from ethnographic studies of healing

Laurence J. Kirmayer

in Placebo Talks: Modern perspectives on placebos in society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199680702
eISBN:
9780191760679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680702.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter considers the implications of cross-cultural studies of healing for understanding the nature of placebo responding in biomedical contexts. Placebo responses involve positive therapeutic ... More


Talking through Objects: The Sociopolitical Dynamics embodied in Boundary Objects in Architectural Work

Dmitrijs Kravcenko and Jacky Swan

in Managing Knowledge Integration Across Boundaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198785972
eISBN:
9780191831621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785972.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

With a few notable exceptions, current literature on boundary objects primarily focuses on how individuals interact around boundary objects in pursuing knowledge integration, with a prevailing ... More


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