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Time and the Field (Paperback)

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In recent years, ethnographic fieldwork has been subjected to analytical scrutiny in anthropology. Ethnography remains anchored in tropes of spatiality with the association between field and fieldworker characterized by distances in space. With updates on the discussion of contemporary requirements to ethnographic research practice, Time and the Field rethinks the notion of the field in terms of time rather than space. Such an approach not only implies a particular attention to the methodology of studying local (social and ontological) imaginaries of time, but furthermore destabilitizes the relationship between fieldworker and fieldsite, allowing it to emerge as a dynamic and ever-shifting constellation.

Number of Pages: 160
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Ethnology, Research
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Language: English
Street Date: November 30, 2015
TCIN: 50110228
UPC: 9781785330872
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-5370
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