SAGE Journal Articles

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Eastman, J. T. (2012). Rebel manhood: The hegemonic masculinity of the southern rock music revival. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 41(2), 189–219. doi: 10.1177/0891241611426430

Follow-up Activities for “Rebel Manhood”:

  1. Discuss in what ways the multiple methods of data collection (interviews, participant observation, document analysis, etc.) informed the study’s findings.
  2. Discuss how the concept of “identity work” manifested itself in Eastman’s study participants.

Hanauer, D. I. (2015). Being in the second Iraq war: A poetic ethnography. Qualitative Inquiry 21(1), 83–106. doi: 10.1177/1077800414542697

Follow-up Activities for “Being in the Second Iraq War”:

  1. Evaluate how the author’s use of poetic formatting (stanzas, indents, etc.) and poetic devices (rhythm, free verse, quotations, etc.) conveyed the soldier’s experiences.
  2. Poetry as research representation should “stand on its own,” without supplemental researcher commentary such as footnotes and citations embedded within the poetry, to convey the analytic findings. Evaluate whether this poetic representation as qualitative research “stands on its own.”

Klingner, J. K., Scanlon, D., & Pressley, M. (2005). How to publish in scholarly journals. Educational Researcher 34(8), 14–20. doi: 10.3102/0013189X034008014

Follow-up Activities for “How to Publish”:

  1. The co-authors discuss “target journals.” Describe what you would do to find and select the most appropriate target journals for your discipline or field of study. List at least five journal titles.
  2. Interview a faculty member who has published one or more journal articles about his or her publication experiences.

Miller, D. L., Creswell, J. W., & Olander, L. S. (1998). Writing and retelling multiple ethnographic tales of a soup kitchen for the homeless. Qualitative Inquiry (4)4, 469–491. doi: 10.1177/107780049800400404

Follow-up Activities for “Writing and Retelling”:

  1. Discuss how the realist, confessional, and critical styles of writing in the article each generated different perspectives on the ethnographic fieldwork.
  2. Discuss the data collection methods employed by the researchers to qualify the study as an “ethnography.”