Evaluating Ethnography

  title={Evaluating Ethnography},
  author={Laurel Richardson},
  journal={Qualitative Inquiry},
  pages={253 - 255}
  • L. Richardson
  • Published 1 June 2000
  • Sociology, Art
  • Qualitative Inquiry
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