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Qualitative Audience Research

Ellen Seiter

in Television and New Media Audiences

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198711421
eISBN:
9780191694905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198711421.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

As media overlaps with several different aspects of social and everyday life such as political beliefs, social networks, gender roles within a family, organizational setups, and other such ... More


Research Methods

David Barnard, Patricia Boston R.N., Anna Towers, and Yanna Lambrinidou

in Crossing Over: Narratives of Palliative Care

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195123432
eISBN:
9780199999835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123432.003.0022
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter aims to outline the premises of the qualitative research, to show the relevance of qualitative methods to palliative care and to explain the specific methods used in this book. It seeks ... More


Collecting Data on Civilian Casualties: Scientific Challenges and Ethnographic Solutions

Meghan Foster Lynch

in Counting Civilian Casualties: An Introduction to Recording and Estimating Nonmilitary Deaths in Conflict

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199977307
eISBN:
9780199346172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977307.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Based on evidence collected during 18 months of fieldwork in rural Burundi, this chapter argues that to obtain accurate information about sensitive issues, ethnography does better than surveys ... More


Somalis Abroad: Clan and Everyday Life in Finland

Stephanie R. Bjork

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040931
eISBN:
9780252099458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040931.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This ethnography is the first work to consider the role of clan in the Somali diaspora and the only book that considers women’s perspectives in addition to the traditionally recognized men’s ... More


Sex and Stigma: Stories of Everyday Life in Nevada's Legal Brothels

Sarah Jane Blithe, Anna Wiederhold Wolfe, and Breanna Mohr

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479859290
eISBN:
9781479875597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859290.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Wrapped in moral judgments about sexual conduct and shrouded in titillating intrigue, legal prostitutes in Nevada’s brothels frequently face oppression and unfair labor practices while managing ... More


Critical Realism and Ethnography

Chris Rees and Mark Gatenby

in Studying Organizations Using Critical Realism: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199665525
eISBN:
9780191771637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665525.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter explains how ethnographic enquiry can be strengthened through recourse to the ontological assumptions of critical realism. It also looks in the opposite direction to consider how ... More


After All Data Are In: Some Notes on Methodology

Vanessa Siddle Walker and Ulysses Byas

in Hello Professor: A Black Principal and Professional Leadership in the Segregated South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832899
eISBN:
9781469605562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888759_walker.13
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the historical ethnographic method used in the book. This methodology seeks to delineate a historical period, event, and/or person with attention to time and place but also to ... More


Unraveling Unconscious Models: The Boundaries of Kendang Arja

Leslie A. Tilley

in Making It Up Together: The Art of Collective Improvisation in Balinese Music and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226661131
eISBN:
9780226667744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226667744.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The first of two chapters in a music-analytic case study of collective improvisation, this chapter introduces kendang arja, a collectively improvised practice for two interlocking Balinese drum ... More


The Religious Culture of the Latter-day Saints

Melvyn Hammarberg

in The Mormon Quest for Glory: The Religious World of the Latter-Day Saints

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199737628
eISBN:
9780199332472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737628.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter one introduces The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in terms of its three-fold mission—to proclaim the gospel …; to perfect the Saints …; and to redeem the dead.” This chapter also ... More


Introduction

Jessica M. Mulligan and Heide Castañeda

in Unequal Coverage: The Experience of Health Care Reform in the United States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479897001
eISBN:
9781479834402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897001.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

In this chapter, Jessica M. Mulligan and Heide Castañeda provide an overview of the Affordable Care Act focused on the coverage expansions that were at the heart of the law. The authors outline the ... More


Introduction

Marc von Boemcken and Aksana Ismailbekova

in Surviving Everyday Life: The Securityscapes of Threatened People in Kyrgyzstan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529211955
eISBN:
9781529211986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211955.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The introduction outlines the main purpose and objective of this volume. It compares the conceptual approach adopted here to other writings on security in Kyrgyzstan and locates its particular take ... More


Introduction

in Houses in Motion: The Experience of Place and the Problem of Belief in Urban Malaysia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758918
eISBN:
9780804775861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758918.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter centers on different issues of urban life and transformation that are discussed throughout the book. It first addresses the scandal that occurred in the Jalan Chan Ah Tong field in ... More


Situations

Robert Wuthnow

in What Happens When We Practice Religion?: Textures of Devotion in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691198590
eISBN:
9780691201276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691198590.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter describes the characteristics of situations that shape the way religious activities and experiences take place. It looks into practices that are influenced by the discrete physical and ... More


Introduction

Penny McCall Howard

in Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea: Working the Ground' in Scotland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994143
eISBN:
9781526128478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994143.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Key aspects of the history, social relations and economy of the west of Scotland, particularly the area around the Isle of Skye and Lochalsh. The market pressures that lead to deaths at sea are ... More


Narratives as agents of social change: a new direction for narrative gerontologists

Ruth E. Ray

in Critical perspectives on ageing societies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348906
eISBN:
9781447302001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348906.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Drawing on ethnographic studies with older adults, as well as the work of feminists from different disciplines, this chapter presents a compelling argument for the need for ‘age research’ to include ... More


The Caring Adult Role and Youth Research

Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto

in Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific is lander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283022
eISBN:
9780520958883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283022.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In chapter two, we review our research methods and explain the choices we made considering that the juveniles in this study were a vulnerable population. While we wanted to gain an intimate knowledge ... More


Clan and Cultural Intimacy

Stephanie R. Bjork

in Somalis Abroad: Clan and Everyday Life in Finland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040931
eISBN:
9780252099458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040931.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides an overview of Somali kinship studies and discusses why such studies have become marginalized within Somali studies. It is argued that cultural intimacy explains the intricacies ... More


Meditation/DHYANA: Focusing on the Maitreya Project

Jessica Marie Falcone

in Battling the Buddha of Love: A Cultural Biography of the Greatest Statue Never Built

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501723469
eISBN:
9781501723476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501723469.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In the Introduction, I introduce the controversy that ensues between FPMT and the villagers of Kushinagar, India, due to the plan to build the biggest statue in the world: the Maitreya Project’s ... More


Introduction

Tyler Bickford

in Schooling New Media: Music, Language, and Technology in Children's Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190654146
eISBN:
9780190654184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190654146.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The introduction provides an introduction to the research site, including the social and cultural context at Heartsboro Central School and in the community of Heartsboro. It addresses methodological ... More


Introduction – On the margins of a trusting system

Adam Hedgecoe

in Trust in the system: Research Ethics Committees and the regulation of biomedical research

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526152916
eISBN:
9781526161024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526152923.00006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter outlines the broad argument of the book – that Research Ethics Committees (RECs) are bodies that serve to assess and attest to the trustworthiness of medical researchers. This is ... More


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