By Jean Lave,Thomas P. Gibson
In this prolonged meditation, Jean Lave interweaves research of the method of apprenticeship one of the Vai and Gola tailors of Liberia with reflections at the evolution of her examine on these tailors within the overdue Seventies. In so doing, she offers either an in depth account of her apprenticeship within the paintings of sustained fieldwork and an insightful assessment of thirty years of adjustments within the empirical and theoretical elements of ethnographic perform. studying the problems she faced in her personal paintings, Lave exhibits how the serious questions raised via ethnographic study erode traditional assumptions, changing the course of the paintings that follows.
As ethnography takes on expanding importance to an ever widening box of thinkers on themes from schooling to ecology, this erudite yet obtainable ebook can be necessary to someone tackling the query of what it capability to adopt severe and conceptually difficult fieldwork. Apprenticeship in serious Ethnographic Practice explains find out how to heavily discover what it skill to be human in a fancy world—and why it's so important.
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