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Ethnogrpahy in the field filed work speaking with people informal interview issues in
ethnography getting accessed to often negotiated to setting and renegotiated sensitive
nature in their social livesiticla rtribal group in Africa to street kid son younge and dundas
and mentall health hospital, any setting in their experiencing what socialsetting id like
from social group, getting in you participate not sit and observe, u learn more. Aided by
litereature search what others did to get in, protect thes usnject from harm and injury not
easy accessible population suchh as graffiti artists. Reason hard to accessed if liability no
way get caught or tell on them, gain consent whter u do overt research I am out there or
covert dont tell not what is going on, ethical complications, more likely abuse rights of
research subjects, but tearoom trade only way to get information social or sci benefit, overt
u can be open why asking questions but limit answers. Research has to consider raw data
not at face calue what they say is tru always change the truth apperar favourable, analyzing
it may require verification or corrabation. Participating or use computer etc. Cnat be a fly
on the wall, role u play as researcher, careful as ethnographgy, reflexive such as what ur
biases are. Not describe but to improve goal orientated. Calls intoresearchrer objectivit,
problematic goal to be on then correct ow affect population you are researching, obviously
political implications advocacy is politics not science. Sci moved by data not bias
Frame of mind is crucial have success or not how u think to start ou with, appreciate
situation hear about.on than correct them why they do what they do. Prescecenresearcher
change the setting, cause to be heard differnet resaons idea to become invisible. Most be
invisbole blend in as much as possible. Capture esscene of the setting 208 variuos ways.
Peoblems with inisbilty believer u are who u say could be implications mnetal healt schizo
and acted and got in and become treated and step out of their role to be doctors but couldnt
say they lied in real life. Hanging out with drug rival think u r part of the group. Issues
Dangers. Crimes not know how to react. Look at pop of violence occurs. Ambien dangers
dangerous setting, seting triggers violence dont know how act a certain way. Page 213 do
infield analysis, there listen and watch cant hear everything detetrmine what you want .
Physical setting often map it out and draw a diagram, develop relationhips locatying
potential guides who show u the ropes meet other people., Tracking following guide
eavesdropping, locate subgroups or stars might help u get better in has more conections any
sit highly regarded medicine man of tribe open more doors. Field notes 218. Pay attention to
what they say do and connection formualate ideas about relantionshups how you analyze
data coding and narrative analysis. Coding make notes to see what patterns and work on
theory development. Narrative how and what tories are told what is important to tjhem
most often or important to them. Dont jjst leave the setting be in relationship and thinbk
they been used. Sensitive.
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