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By Margaret D. LeCompte University of Colorado Boulder, Jean J. Schensul Institute for Community Research

This primary quantity of the Ethnographer's Toolkit offers a realistic, uncomplicated advent to ethnography and ethnographic perform to the scholar and beginner fieldworker

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But when the use of safety pins and other hardware as jewelry becomes commonplace, as it did in the teenaged punk subcultures of North America and Europe, it becomes a cultural practice. Goodenough’s definition of culture as “what we need to know [not do] to function as a member of a society . Rhoades’s research team found that questionnaires were not a good way to obtain data from Nepalese farmers about their use of potato varieties. The farmers found the questionnaires intimidating and uninteresting.

The debates raise questions about power, gender, race, culture and ethnicity, context and personal need, and other factors influencing equitable access to information and resources. The service providers or practitioners who identified the problems in the first place recognize that more information would be helpful. But they also see that the survey methods ubiquitous in applied social science research are not likely to help them very much because neither researchers nor community members know enough yet to develop a valid survey instrument.

Ethnographic researchers also work with staffs of schools and higher education institutions, health clinics and hospitals, arts and environmental organizations, and programs serving children and youth. The following example illustrates how one professional used ethnography to define her role in a state arts agency. For several decades she worked in a variety of capacities with the Rhode Island Arts Council, conducting and presenting field research on the heritage and folk arts of area cultural groups.

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