The Ethnographic Self as Resource: Writing Memory and Experience into Ethnography

The Ethnographic Self as Resource: Writing Memory and Experience into Ethnography

Peter Collins


it really is regularly stated that anthropologists use own stories to notify their writing. despite the fact that, it's always assumed that purely fieldwork stories are correct and that the private looks in simple terms within the type of self-reflexivity. This ebook takes a step past anthropology at domestic and auto-ethnography and indicates how anthropologists can contain their stories and reviews as ethnographic facts of their writing. It discusses matters resembling authenticity, translation and ethics in terms of the self, and provides a brand new standpoint on doing ethnographic fieldwork.

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