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Midterm I Review
The systematic description of a particular cultural group.
Ethnography uses emic, or _____, perspective.
What do ethnographies often rely heavily on?
Who are gatekeepers?
People in a community who "allow" access to that community.
What is ethnographic realism?
An "objective" account of a group written by someone with firsthand knowledge.
Why are these accounts never truly "objective"?
Because we are not blank slates.
True/False: If something is written in the ethnographic present, it is written as if what is written today is true as it were in the past.
What does a "thick description" do?
It explains practices, discourses that occur in a group so that these practices become meaningful to an 'outsider'.
When an ethnographer puts his/her feelings, reactions into text, it is known as ______ ethnography.
An ethnology is a systematic comparison of different cultural groups to _____ about human behavior and humanity.