TEN LIES OF ETHNOGRAPHY

@article{Fine1993TENLO,
  title={TEN LIES OF ETHNOGRAPHY},
  author={Gary Alan Fine},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary Ethnography},
  year={1993},
  volume={22},
  pages={267 - 294}
}
  • G. Fine
  • Published 1993
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Contemporary Ethnography
As Everett Hughes noted, there is an “underside” to all work. Each job includes ways of doing things that would be inappropriate for those outside the guild to know. Illusions are essential for maintaining occupational reputation, but in the process they create a set of moral dilemmas. So it is with ethnographic work. This article describes the underside of ethnographic work: compromises that one frequently makes with idealized ethical standards. It argues that images of ethnographers—personal… Expand
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