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By Martyn Hammersley

This stimulating and fresh learn, written by means of one of many major commentators within the box, offers novel solutions to those the most important questions.
"What's incorrect With Ethnography offers a clean examine the reason for and area of expertise of ethnographic learn in sociology, schooling and comparable fields, and succeeds in slaying a few at the moment stylish sacred cows. Relativism, serious concept, the individuality of the case learn and the excellence among qualitative and quantitative examine are all tested and located short of as a foundation for knowledgeable ethnography. The coverage and political implications of ethnography are a specific concentration of realization. the writer compels the reader to reexamine a few simple methodological assumptions in a thrilling way", Martin Bulmer, London institution of Economics.

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