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Introduction: mapping the issues

By Claire Alexander

Abstract

While the field of ethnic and racial studies has increased dramatically in recent years, issues of methodology have to date remained relatively unexplored. Despite a long tradition of ethnographic research on racialized and ethnic minorities in North America and Europe, comparatively little has been written on what it means to research and write race ethnographically. This Introduction maps the key issues and controversies surrounding ethnography and race in Britain, the United States and mainland Europe, and traces the different anthropological and sociological/urban perspectives on the ethnographic method in relation to race and ethnicit

Topics: HT Communities. Classes. Races
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
Year: 2006
DOI identifier: 10.1080/01419870600597792
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:16084
Provided by: LSE Research Online
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