This is a wonderful handbook: the chapters are content rich, with a bevy of excellent examples. The authors offer concrete and specific attention to proceeding with research on cultural meaning, cultural objects, and cultural fields. It will be a valuable addition for any number of classes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels: qualitative methods, ethnography, a course on writing in the social sciences, or ones focused on culture, micro sociology, and/or everyday life. -- Amy L. Best, George Mason UniversityVom Verlag:
The numerous tasks and routines that shape our daily existence can seem mundane, even invisible-and yet they play an extremely powerful role in structuring and reproducing society. Exploring Everyday Life casts light on these so-called trivialities, serving as both a guide to the invisible world of the everyday and an instruction manual for first-time explorers. Ehn, Lofgren, and Wilk demonstrate how to use a broad array of ethnographic tools to discover, map, and document new and unexplored territories and guide readers through the process of cultural analysis. Their concrete examples shed light on how a study or paper assignment can evolve and point to how cultural analysis of everyday life can be practically applied in business, government, and other arenas outside of academia.
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Buchbeschreibung U.S. Altamira Press Jul 2015, 2015. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 153x227x18 mm. Neuware - Explores and explains how the mysteries of everyday life-from conversations and observations through web browsing and popular culture-can become the basis of rich ethnography and deep cultural analysis. 162 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780759124066