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Ethnography and the City : Readings on Doing Urban Fieldwork

  • Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2012.
  • Copyright Notice: ©2013.
  • 1 online resource (273 pages)
  • Electronic books.
  • The only collection of its kind on the market, this reader gathers the work of some of the most esteemed urban ethnographers in sociology and anthropology. Broken down into sections that cover key aspects of ethnographic research, Ethnography and the City will expose readers to important works in the field, while also guiding students to the study of method as they embark on their own work.
  • Ethnography and the City Readings on Doing Urban Fieldwork
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • Series Foreword
  • Preface
  • Introduction: Sociology's Urban Explorers
  • Part I Data Collection Strategies
  • Section I Being There, Up Close
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 "Redevelopment of the West End,"
  • Chapter 2 "Families and Children in Pain,"
  • Chapter 3 "The Celebrity Neighborhood,"
  • Chapter 4 "The Black Bourgeoisie Meets the Truly Disadvantaged,"
  • Chapter 5 "Los de Afuera, Transnationalism, and the Cultural Politics of Identity,"
  • Section II Being on the Job
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 6 "A Christmas on Sixth Avenue,"
  • Chapter 7 "The Corner: Life on the Streets,"
  • Chapter 8 "Like Therapy: The Blues Club as a Haven,"
  • Chapter 9 "Guiding Practices: Storytelling Tricks for Reproducing the Urban Landscape,"
  • Chapter 10 "'Tough Love': Mediation and Articulation in the Urban Boxing Gym,"
  • Chapter 11 "What We Talk about When We Talk about Religion,"
  • Part II Relationships With Participants
  • Section I Crossing Boundaries
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 12 "Doc and His Boys,"
  • Chapter 13 "Men and Jobs,"
  • Chapter 14 "Swapping: What Goes Around Comes Around,"
  • Chapter 15 "'Doin' the Hustle': Constructing the Ethnographer in the American Ghetto,"
  • Chapter 16 "The Marketplace Bar,"
  • Chapter 17 "The Compound and the Neighborhood,"
  • Section II Doing the Right Thing
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 18 "The People Next Door,"
  • Chapter 19 "Denver Graffiti and the Syndicate Scene,"
  • Chapter 20 "'Damn, Yo-Who's That Girl?' An Ethnographic Analysis of Masculinity in Drug Robberies,"
  • References
  • Copyright Acknowledgments
  • Index.
Other information
  • Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Additional form
  • 9781135766207
  • Alternate version: 9780415808378
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 821176022