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by nrsmith.ccny
Wed Sep 07, 2016 5:38 pm
Forum: III.3. Ethnography and participant observation
Topic: Practicalities of Transparency
Replies: 2
Views: 898

Practicalities of Transparency

From the Moderators: What formats might be effective for researchers to share how they went about their research (e.g. appendices, prefaces, online archives, etc.)? Are there outer limits about what should be shared in published work (i.e. a point at which sharing becomes a distraction or overkill)?
by nrsmith.ccny
Wed Sep 07, 2016 5:37 pm
Forum: III.3. Ethnography and participant observation
Topic: Limits to Transparency
Replies: 5
Views: 1636

Limits to Transparency

From the moderators: What can ethnographers generally not share about their research process and why can they not share those things?
by nrsmith.ccny
Wed Sep 07, 2016 5:36 pm
Forum: III.3. Ethnography and participant observation
Topic: Examples of Excellence
Replies: 4
Views: 1219

Examples of Excellence

From the moderators: What are examples of ethnographic work that ​effectively show how research was conducted on a day-to-day basis or which changed over time?
by nrsmith.ccny
Wed Sep 07, 2016 5:35 pm
Forum: III.3. Ethnography and participant observation
Topic: Changes in Research Design during Fieldwork
Replies: 3
Views: 1004

Changes in Research Design during Fieldwork

From the moderators: Ethnographic research designs may change during the process of fieldwork as ethnographers confront new or unexpected information, questions, or challenges. What do ethnographers like to see about how scholars initially designed their research studies and how those designs change...
by nrsmith.ccny
Wed Sep 07, 2016 5:32 pm
Forum: III.3. Ethnography and participant observation
Topic: Transparency and Day-to-Day Fieldwork
Replies: 1
Views: 704

Transparency and Day-to-Day Fieldwork

From the moderators: What should ethnographers be transparent about regarding the day-to-day conduct of their fieldwork and how can they do so in ways that safeguard the privacy and confidentiality of research interlocutors? In addition to potential human subjects concerns, what factors might limit ...
by nrsmith.ccny
Mon May 16, 2016 1:44 pm
Forum: Substantive Dimensions of the Deliberations
Topic: Transparency, openness, & ethnography in democratic contexts
Replies: 7
Views: 1510

Re: Transparency, openness, & ethnography in democratic contexts

Alyssa Grahame makes an important point about the unintended effects of the focus on the truth value of Goffman’s work and ethnographic work more broadly. I think it worth elaborating the point because it highlights two interrelated questions relevant to DA-RT. Those are, that the Goffman episode a)...

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