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How can a text like this be amusing? John Van Maanen, anexperienced ethnographer of modern organizational structures, is one who believes that the real work begins when he returns to his office with cartons of notes and tapes. Originally published init was the one of the first works to detail and critically analyze the various styles and narrative conventions associated with written representations of culture.
In Tales of the Field he offers readers a survey of the narrative conventions associated with writing about culture and an analysis ofthe strengths and weaknesses of various styles.
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Tales of the Field
Open Preview See a Problem? Quotes from Tales of the Fiel General Anthropology Rhetoric and Communication Sociology: Refreshingly humorous and accessible, Tales of the Field remains an vqn introduction to novices learning the trade of fieldwork and a cornerstone of reference for veteran ethnographers.
Kristine Andrule rated it really liked it May 20, On Writing Ethnography, Second Edition. Lorena Gibson rated it really liked it Jan 24, Tales of the Field: Written with grace and humor, Tales of the Field will be an invaluable introduction to novices just learning the fieldwork trade and provocative stimulant to veteran ethnographers.
Tales of the Field: On Writing Ethnography
Refresh and try again. Refreshingly humorous and accessible, Tales of tzles Field remains an invaluable introduction to novices learning the trade of fieldwork and a cornerstone of reference for veteran ethnographers.
Other editions – View all Tales of the Field: User Review – Flag as inappropriate impressionists and its advocates. Schein Limited preview – In particular, it is refreshingly free from technical jargon and, while it does reference other work in the field, it doesn’t assume any background knowledge. How Lifeworlds Work Michael Jackson. And yet it was.
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Tales of the Field: On Writing Ethnography (John Van Maanen)
Questions of voice, style, and audience–the classic issues of rhetoric–have come to the forefront in academic circles. Feb 29, Jono rated it really liked it. Overall, I recommend this maanne all students of cultural anthropology, especially the very useful epilogue in the second edition. John Van Maanen is the Erwin H. In some quarters this fo heresy. Written inthis book is considered a classic account of how to report ethnographic research data.
Tales of the Field offersan informal, readable, and lighthearted treatment of the rhetorical devices used to present the results of fieldwork. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Kelley rated it really liked it May 31, Outside the USA, see our international sales information. Over the years, the work has both reflected and shaped changes in the field of ethnography. Lists with This Book.