Ethnographic Research

What is ethnographic research? Case studies.

Traditional positivist view of research: objectivity -assumption of “the view from nowhere”
In social sciences, we are more talking about “Situated knowledge”, there is no “the view from nowhere.”

To be insider is to be corrupted”?
White male anthropologists are “objective”?

Insider vs outsider. Observer vs Participant. Embodied knowledge vs Intellectual knowledge.
“To make the familiar strange. “
“Recording your fresh impression, because things will disappear.”