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Nfiction stylistic insights can enliven the deadest of ieldnotes Most of all the Book Reminded Me That reminded me that a readable book is a laudable and obtainable goal I recommend it This book caught my attention at the community college where I work I thought it would serve as a useful primer or someone whose ethnography experience is slight so I borrowed it As If Being 12 3/4 Isnt Bad Enough, My Mother Is Running for President! from the library I didn t realize howun it would be to read The I borrowed it As If Being 12 3/4 Isn't Bad Enough, My Mother Is Running for President! from the library I didn t realize howun it would be to read The practices and tips can easily apply to many kinds of writing From Notes to Narrative will definitely Stickman Odyssey, Book 2: The Wrath of Zozimos find its way into my cart in the nearuture. Re She also tackles bigger picture elements such as how to incorporate theory and ethnographic details how to effectively deploy dialogue and how to avoid distracting elements such as long block uotations and in text citations She includes excerpts and examples rom model ethnographies The book concludes with a bibliography of other useful writing guides and nearly one hundred examples of eminently readable ethnographic books.

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A must read or anyone about to start ieldwork Ghodsee s short book is The Book of Air filled with valuable advice on how to take notes and how to transform them into ethnography Good writing adviceor anybody but geared towards academics which is definitely needed As a writer myself a lot of it was basic but it was interesting to see how Ghodsee applies it to writing ethnographies She s engaging and uses lots of concrete examples so I could definitely see this being useful or people coming up through university Great read great advice As soon as I inished I passed it on to an. Ethnography centers on the culture of everyday life So it is ironic that most scholars who do research on the intimate EXPERIENCES OF ORDINARY PEOPLE WRITE THEIR of ordinary people write their in a style that those people cannot understand In recent years the ethnographic method has spread rom
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original home cultural anthropology to ields such as sociology marketing media studies law criminology education cultural studies history geography an. From Notes to NarrativeOther doctoral candidate Typically after reading how to academic books I let down They teach me one or two memorable how to academic books I The Seduction of Miranda Prosper feel let down They teach me one or two memorable but they mostlyeel like a waste of time Luckily Ghodsee s book bulges with helpful hints that challenge me to improve my writing For instance I am avoiding writing weak verbs in this review even though several of them already pepper it Perhaps it am avoiding writing weak verbs in this review even though several of them already pepper it Perhaps it the right book at the write time I struggle with portraying my data without being overly descriptive or overly obtuse But this book provides some ways The Warrior Princess of Pennyroyal Academy forward She shows howiction and no. D political science  Yet while and students and practitioners are learning how to write ethnographies there is little or no training on how to write ethnographies well   From Notes to Narrative picks up where methodological training leaves off  Kristen Ghodsee an award winning ethnographer addresses common issues that arise in ethnographic writing Ghodsee works through sentence level details such as word choice and structu. ,