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Ethnographic Research

Summary: Reviews the text, Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco, Paul Rabinow and Writing Culture: the Poetics and Politics of Ethnography, edited by James Clifford and George E. Marcus. Defines ethnographic research. Describes how conducting research and all of these different ideas can be transmitted and understood in a number of different ways.
Ethnographic research is the scientific description of specific human cultures, foreign to the ethnographer. Each ethnographer has his or her own way of conducting research and all of these different ideas can be transmitted and understood in a number of different ways. Because there is no one set idea of how an ethnographer should go about his or her research, conflicts arise. In Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco, Paul Rabinow uses a story like process to discuss his experiences during his research in Morocco. This makes it easier for the reader to understand his ideas then just having a technical book about the many different aspects of Moroccan life that he may have discovered. In Writing Culture: the Poetics and Politics of Ethnography, edited by James Clifford and George E. Marcus, many of the different ideas of how an ethnographer should go about his or her research are...

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