Also, he was hoping that the many activities of the ethnographer
- collecting, labelling, classifying, informing, etc.
Locating his work in the tradition of Anderson (1991) and Hobsbawm and Ranger (1983), Cooley suggests that over a period of two centuries, tourists and ethnographers
have joined with longtime residents of Podhale in imagining and inventing Gorale as a distinct ethnic group within Poland and the music-culture with which they are associated (4).
must "sort out [of] structures of signification" (9) by systematizing her interpretations of her informants' interpretations.
As Cooley implies, the essentialisms generated by city-dwelling ethnographers
in their definitions of Gorale music prove to be productive for indigenous musical practice itself in that the academic interest in the music legitimizes the peculiarity of Podhale's music.
The social construction of reality, and its interpretation as "lived experience" (as well as "expression"), represents a decisive thinking displacement, a paradigm shift, for ethnographers
and qualitative researchers.
Much remains to be said about the style of his work, the influences upon it, compared with that of the other major Australianist ethnographers
The Spanish ethnographers
in fact document coercion.
The volume's dual concern with poetics and with cultural theory derives from the editors' conception of Spenser as poet, allegorist, and proto-anthropologist: "Spenser is not only a powerful theorist of allegory and poetics more generally, he is also a profound and subtle ethnographer
of both England and Ireland" (4).
Archaeologists must seek fuller understanding of its cultural context, partly by consulting ethnographers
Accounts of intense Yanomami warfare by ethnographers
other than Chagnon, for example, make no mention of fighting over metal tools or other Western goods, he says.
In her introduction to this volume, which documents and analyses headhunting practices and shows the persistence of headhunting as a trope, the author discusses the contributions of ethnographers
of seven regions: i.
But most of that drop appears due to the lower number of drug and alcohol abusers and addicts on the street, an assessment shared by many street ethnographers
who survey conditions by talking to police, drug dealers, and addicts.