Drawing from a three-year ethnographic research project with preppers, this paper traces the activity of a single bunker builder who has constructed a technically sophisticated private underground community. Supplemented by additional fieldwork, the paper argues that the boltholes preppers are building in closed communities built to survive the collapse of society, order, and even the.
Ethnographic research as a term in the field of experience design has come to mean in-context research or contextual enquiry. It's been used in the UX community to cover anything observation related, but in its truest sense, it's more about wholly non-obtrusive methods of observation and interpretation.
At the same time, like all research ethnographic research has to be critically approached. The reader has to make sure that the study raises questions, presents observations in a new light that stimulates theories, and allows the validity of the theory to be explored. The study should make transferability of insights possible. The framework of concepts used should be novel and not used in.
Autoethnography is an approach to research and writing that seeks to describe and systematically analyze personal experience in order to understand cultural experience. This approach challenges canonical ways of doing research and representing others and treats research as a political, socially-just and socially-conscious act. A researcher uses tenets of autobiography and ethnography to do and.
Introduction. This paper is a reflective commentary on conducting observation from the perspective of a novice ethnographic nurse researcher. Although participant observation is mentioned in most ethnographic textbooks, specific details regarding its use in nursing research and the practicalities to be considered are not always explained.
Ethnography, descriptive study of a particular human society or the process of making such a study. Contemporary ethnography is based almost entirely on fieldwork and requires the complete immersion of the anthropologist in the culture and everyday life of the people who are the subject of the study.
Ethnographic Research in Construction. Start date: October 2010. End Date: December 2011. Project status: Current Introduction Communication of Safety Knowledge; Virtual Ward and Home Refurbishment; Publications; Introduction. The construction industry as a workplace is commonly portrayed by social scientists and construction academics as problematic for a number of reasons, including: its.
Undertaking a critique of a research article may seem challenging at first, but will help you to evaluate whether the article has relevance to your own practice and workplace. Reading a single article can act as a springboard into researching the topic more widely and aids in ensuring your nursing practice remains current and is supported by existing literature.