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Political ethnography : what immersion contributes to the study of power / edited by Edward Schatz ; foreword by Myron J. Aronoff.

Contributor(s): Schatz, Edward
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2009.Description: xiv, 361 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780226736761; 0226736768; 9780226736778 (pbk); 0226736776 (pbk)DDC classification: 306.2
Contents:
Introduction: Ethnographic immersion and the study of politics / Edward Schatz -- Two traditions of political ethnography -- Ethnography of politics: foundations, applications, prospects / Jan Kubik -- How to tell an axe murderer: an essay on ethnography, truth, and lies / Jessica Allina-Pisano -- Ethnography as interpretive enterprise : first-person research / Lisa Wedeen -- When nationalists are not separatists: discarding and recovering academic theories while doing fieldwork in the Basque region of Spain / Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh -- Ethnographic research in the shadow of civil war / Elisabeth Jean Wood -- The political in political ethnography: dispatches from the kill floor / Timothy Pachirat -- Ethnography's varied contributions -- Scholars as citizens: studying public opinion through ethnography / Katherine Cramer Walsh -- Ethnography and causality: sorcery and popular culture in the Congo / Michael G. Schatzberg -- The ethnographic sensibility: overlooked authoritarian dynamics and islamic ambivalences in west Africa / Cedric Jourde -- Participant-observation, politics, and power relations: Nicaraguan mothers and U.S casino waitresses / Lorraine Bayard de Volo -- Placing ethnography in the discipline -- Ethnography and the study of Latin American politics: an agenda for research / Enrique Desmond Arias -- When you can see the sky through your roof: policy analysis from the bottom up / Corey Shdaimah, Roland Stahl, and Sanford F. Schram -- Dear author, dear reader: the third hermeneutic in writing and reviewing ethnography / Dvora Yanow -- Conclusion / What kind(s) of ethnography does political science need? / Edward Schatz.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: Ethnographic immersion and the study of politics / Edward Schatz -- Two traditions of political ethnography -- Ethnography of politics: foundations, applications, prospects / Jan Kubik -- How to tell an axe murderer: an essay on ethnography, truth, and lies / Jessica Allina-Pisano -- Ethnography as interpretive enterprise : first-person research / Lisa Wedeen -- When nationalists are not separatists: discarding and recovering academic theories while doing fieldwork in the Basque region of Spain / Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh -- Ethnographic research in the shadow of civil war / Elisabeth Jean Wood -- The political in political ethnography: dispatches from the kill floor / Timothy Pachirat -- Ethnography's varied contributions -- Scholars as citizens: studying public opinion through ethnography / Katherine Cramer Walsh -- Ethnography and causality: sorcery and popular culture in the Congo / Michael G. Schatzberg -- The ethnographic sensibility: overlooked authoritarian dynamics and islamic ambivalences in west Africa / Cedric Jourde -- Participant-observation, politics, and power relations: Nicaraguan mothers and U.S casino waitresses / Lorraine Bayard de Volo -- Placing ethnography in the discipline -- Ethnography and the study of Latin American politics: an agenda for research / Enrique Desmond Arias -- When you can see the sky through your roof: policy analysis from the bottom up / Corey Shdaimah, Roland Stahl, and Sanford F. Schram -- Dear author, dear reader: the third hermeneutic in writing and reviewing ethnography / Dvora Yanow -- Conclusion / What kind(s) of ethnography does political science need? / Edward Schatz.

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