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Anthropologists in the Field

Cases in Participant Observation

Edited by Lynne Hume, Edited by Jane Mulcock

About the Book

An excellent introduction to real-world ethnography, this book covers short- and long-term participant observation and ethnographic interviewing and uses diverse cultures as cases.

About the Author

Lynne Hume is associate professor in The School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics at the University of Queensland, Brisbane. Jane Mulcock is a postdoctoral fellow in anthropology and sociology at the University of Western Australia.


"The co-editors of this work have done a marvelous job." -- James T. Richardson, Anthropological Forum