Domain Knowledge: Ethnographic Research
What is Ethnographic Research?
Anthropologists, ethnographers, and other social scientists may engage in something called ethnography. Ethnography, simply stated, is the study of people in their own environment through the use of...
Why is Ethnographic Research conducted?
Ethnographic research is conducted to contest and/or sustain stereotypes of particular groups by telling the stories of the lived experiences of individuals. This type of research is also...
What are Ethnographic Research Methodologies?
There are several ways researchers conduct ethnographic research. Each is designed to get a specific kind of information from participants. Some methods widely used by ethnographic researchers include: **Participant...
Who conducts Ethnographic Research?
Cultural anthropologists conduct most ethnographic research. Not only do they look at past human experience, but living people’s ideas, values and viewpoints as well. They do this by...
Who Uses Ethnographic Research?
After an ethnographic research study has been completed other institutions, including federal agencies besides the National Park Service, use ethnographic research in their quest to understand humanity. The...