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More on Fieldwork


Fieldwork must certainly rank with the more disagreeable activities that humanity has fashioned for itself. It is usually inconvenient, . . . sometimes physically uncomfortable, frequently embarrassing, and, to a degree, always tense.

William B. shaffir, Robert A. Stebbins, and Allan Turowetz, eds., Fieldwork Experience: Qualitative Approaches to Social Research (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1980), p. 3.


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Blogger Karla said . . .

Is that what drew you to ethno? A desire for discomfort and personal embarassment?    

2:40 AM, January 13, 2008


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