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Bringing Fieldwork Back In: Contemporary Urban Ethnographic Research

  • Thu, Jul 19 2012

Special Editors: Elijah Anderson, Dana Asbury, Duke W. Austin, Esther C. Kim, and Vani S. Kulkarni 

    • July 2012 Annals

This volume of The Annals broaches the subject of improving fieldwork in the ethnographic spectrum through old-fashioned, or “shoe leather,” fieldwork. At a more recent ethnographic conference at Yale University in 2010 with a follow-up in June 2011, emerging ethnographers were mentored by senior scholars in which they presented an informal, yet supportive, setting, where ethnographic fieldwork could be constructively critiqued. This volume is a product of those collective efforts. The articles in this volume include insight into relations among affluent minorities, the status system we find in today’s sports, and a portrait of an employer of undocumented workers, among other articles. 

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