Quiet observer in the silent field: ethnography and the present time

Masa Mikola

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The article deals with some of the methodological concerns arising from practiced anthropological concept of the fieldwork. Through the legacy of methods used by the traditional anthropology, it criticises the notion of stereotyping and silencing of the other. The article follows the path of ideas of authentic life and authentic culture and examines the notions of universalism and essentialism in the contemporary methodological debate within cultural and social studies
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)289-304
Number of pages16
JournalDve Domovini
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes

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