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Ethnographies of Education and Anthropological Locations

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From an anthropological perspective, (educational) ethnography is much more than just a method in terms of a set of techniques but a way of taking a place in and grasping the world that ethnographers aim to represent and comprehend. With an imperative of “being there,” the ethnographer travels to specific locations to establish some form of physical presence in the field site. The idea of “location,” therefore, is central to educational ethnography in several ways. Research on education among...

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Peer reviewed
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SIAS
Subgroup:
Area Studies
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-0540-4085

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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Host title:
Oxford Research Encyclopedias: Education
Publication date:
2019-04-01
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pubs:972526
URN:
uri:b41da303-2465-4182-950a-db3b8c48baea
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uuid:b41da303-2465-4182-950a-db3b8c48baea
Local pid:
pubs:972526
ISBN:
9780190264093

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