The question is how we react to this great prejudice against women. The rule of law and social activism certainly are crucial. But no matter how...”
“When used as a method, ethnography typically refers to fieldwork (alternatively, participant-observation) conducted by a single investigator who ‘lives with and lives like’ those who are studied, usually for a year or more.” — John Van Maanen, 1996.
“Ethnography literally means ‘a portrait of a people.’ An ethnography is a written description of a particular culture — the customs, beliefs, and behavior — based on information collected through fieldwork.” — Marvin Harris and Orna Johnson, 2000.
“Ethnography is the art and science of describing a group or culture. The description may be of a small tribal group in an exotic land or a classroom in middle-class suburbia.” — David M. Fetterman, 1998.