The ethnographic I: a methodological novel about autoethnography

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AltaMira Press, Jun 15, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 427 pages
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Carolyn Ellis, the leading proponent of autoethnography, weaves both methodological advice and her own personal stories into an intriguing narrative about a fictional graduate course she instructs. Through Ellis's interactions with her students, you are given useful strategies for conducting a study, including the need for introspection, the struggles of the budding ethnographic writer, the practical problems in explaining results of this method to outsiders, and the moral and ethical issues that get raised in this intimate form of research.

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Review: The Ethnographic I: A Methodological Novel about Autoethnography (Ethnographic Alternatives)

User Review  - patrycja polczyk - Goodreads

This book took me a while, because I simply didn't have time to read, due to work. Anyway, I loved this book! It's written in a really excellent way, made me involved in the story and I've made tons ... Read full review

Review: The Ethnographic I: A Methodological Novel about Autoethnography (Ethnographic Alternatives)

User Review  - Kaia - Goodreads

This text performs what she asks ethnographers to do. It was interesting food for thought when I was writing my own autoethnography. Read full review

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From Sociology to Communication
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The Call of Autoethnographic Stories
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Definition and History
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