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Journeys in Music: An Auto‐Ethnography

Huib Schippers

in Facing the Music: Shaping Music Education from a Global Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195379754
eISBN:
9780199864386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379754.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter traces twelve personal travel experiences in multicultural Europe, the US, Africa and Asia, which challenge widespread preconceptions about making and learning music. In doing so, it ... More


Muncie, India(na): Middletown and Asian America

Himanee Gupta-Carlson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041822
eISBN:
9780252050497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041822.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The book is a study of South Asian Americans in Muncie, Indiana – the author’s hometown. Muncie is the small Midwestern city made famous for being “typical America” through the Middletown studies. ... More


Hungry for My Past: Kitchen Comfort with Fried Bread and Eggs

Jillian Gould

in Comfort Food: Meanings and Memories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810847
eISBN:
9781496810892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810847.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

A “hole-in-the-middle” is a piece of bread with the center torn out, with an egg fried on the hole. This paper uses auto-ethnography as well as personal interviews to explore various meanings, ... More


Beyond one voice: Co-constructed analytic auto-ethnography

Steve Kempster and Ken Parry

in Unconventional Methodology in Organization and Management Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198796978
eISBN:
9780191838446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796978.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

Steve Kempster and Ken Parry introduce an unconventional research design and data collection method called co-constructed analytic auto-ethnography. This is based on a collaborative partnership ... More


Adventure playgrounds and me: bringing the past into the auto-ethnographic present

Tom Williams

in Practice-based Research in Children's Play

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447330035
eISBN:
9781447330080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330035.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

This is a personal study aimed at exploring why adventure playgrounds (APGs) have had such a fascination for the author for over 40 years. It weaves a critical and narrative ethnography with an ... More


Spaces: autoethnographies of Irish social welfare offices

Tom Boland and Ray Griffin

in The Sociology of Unemployment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097904
eISBN:
9781781708903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097904.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

A key element which forms the experience of unemployment is the architecture and processes of the social welfare office. This environment is opaque to an impartial observer whose welfare is not bound ... More


Abovean and the Birth of the Native

Marc Nichanian, G. M. Goshgarian, and Jeff Fort

in Mourning Philology: Art and Religion at the Margins of the Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255245
eISBN:
9780823260928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255245.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter first takes up the case of Khachatur Abovean (1809-1848), considered by the Armenian nationalistic discourse to be not only the “father” of modern literature, but also the herald and ... More


Introduction

Himanee Gupta-Carlson

in Muncie, India(na): Middletown and Asian America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041822
eISBN:
9780252050497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041822.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The introduction introduces the central themes of the book and highlights its significance. It opens by exploring the wedding of the (a Hindu female of Indian ancestry) to a white, Christian male and ... More


Fitting In: Muncie South Asians and Childhood

Himanee Gupta-Carlson

in Muncie, India(na): Middletown and Asian America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041822
eISBN:
9780252050497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041822.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter describes the experiences of four South Asian women who grew up in Muncie, Indiana, in the 1960s and 1970s, and of the author’s relationship with them. It situates their experiences ... More


Navigating Rebellion and Respect: South Asian Teenagers and High School Life

Himanee Gupta-Carlson

in Muncie, India(na): Middletown and Asian America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041822
eISBN:
9780252050497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041822.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter uses auto-ethnography and discourse analysis to discuss the lives of South Asian American individuals’ memories of their teenage years in Muncie, Indiana. It compares and contrasts these ... More


Knowing Your Place: Religious Identities and Differences

Himanee Gupta-Carlson

in Muncie, India(na): Middletown and Asian America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041822
eISBN:
9780252050497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041822.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter discusses Hindu nationalism and its outreach to Indians living outside of India, particularly the United States. It describes how the movement has impacted the daily lives of Indian ... More


Performing reform in South East Europe: consultancy, translation and flexible agency

Paul Stubbs

in Making policy move: Towards a politics of translation and assemblage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313366
eISBN:
9781447313410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313366.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 3 offers an auto-ethnographic reflection on social policy and child care reform efforts in Bosnia-Herzegovina and South East Europe, conceived as complex, multiple, liminal and fluid spaces. ... More


International placements: learning from a distance

Hayley Smith and Victoria Sharley

in Practice placement in social work: Innovative approaches for effective teaching and learning

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447318606
eISBN:
9781447318620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318606.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Through the auto-ethnographic dialogue between a student and tutor, this chapter explores the learning international placements can bring to social work students. The chapter considers key themes ... More


Individual narratives and collective knowledge: capturing lesbian, gay and bisexual service user experiences

Sarah Carr

in Mental health service users in research: Critical sociological perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447307334
eISBN:
9781447307938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307334.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter explores the idea of using personal narrative and testimony to contribute to collective knowledge on lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) experiences of mental distress and mental health ... More


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