Reflect on your understanding by working through these review questions.
- What does making the social world appear ‘anthropologically strange’ involve and why would an ethnographer want to do this?
- What aspects of ethnography make it naturalistic?
- Describe the different roles available to the participant observer and summarise their advantages and disadvantages.
- At what point in an ethnographic study do research questions become finalised?
- What sources of data do ethnographers use and how do they record these?
- What are the consequences for ethnographic representation of the turn to language and critique of ethnographic authority?