The survey, involving the anonymous participation of 1,000 Qatari women, follows the ethnographic research
conducted earlier this year that saw student researchers engage Qatari women in typical majlis (the Arabic word for an informal gathering) settings.
Comprising a survey and ethnographic research
, the results of which could assist the government in future policy-making, the "Qatari Women: Engagement and Empowerment" study was recently awarded a one-year grant through the Undergraduate Research Experience Programme from the Qatar National Research Fund, established by Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development in 2006.
eliminates users' perceptions and self-reporting and goes right to the source to understand how people live.
That is not to say that all community managers require ethnographic research
skills, but understanding the ontology of the online space is advantageous for ethnographers embedded in an organisational setting.
Following a comprehensive introductory discussion of the pivotal role of fieldnotes in conducting ethnographic research
, the authors examine the complementary process of participating and observing the lived experiences of real people in natural settings and how one decides what events and interactions are deserving of attention.
The ethnographic journey narrated here, describing the struggle to embrace qualitative research, the use of metaphors, using appropriate theory, choosing the correct lens, research as critical praxis, the characteristics of qualitative research, the emancipatory paradigm, appropriating critical theory, ethnography, "partial ethnography", "policy ethnography", "critical policy ethnography", entering the field, managing reciprocal relationships, "purposeful conversations", interviewer skills, ethical issues, ascertaining the truth and reflexivity, serves as a useful "road map" for other novice researchers wanting to embrace ethnographic research
In 2012, our primary regional orientation continues to be the peoples of Australia, Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia and Insular Southeast Asia, and the central concern of the journal to be papers that are the product of sustained ethnographic research
Most impressively, she draws upon grassroots ethnographic research
, providing keen insight into the effects of violence from the 1980s to the present on the public space where grievances and injustices can now be addressed.
Educators and researchers alike will appreciate the compilation of longitudinal ethnographic research
on autism, play, and development.
In fact, a team spent almost a year conducting ethnographic research
and studying customer attributes to develop her.
The research, slated to begin in January 2010, will consist of market primers (an overview of country-specific sustainability activities); ethnographic research
(sessions with consumers to explore how they live, and if/when/how they are healthy and sustainable); quantitative research; and cultural exchange (a week-long trip to immerse clients into a culture and meet leaders of key local organizations engaged in sustainability).
Perceiving reciprocity between male and female ritual behaviour in the Ankave example that was previously unreported led Bonnemere to question whether other ethnographic research
on male ritual practices in Papua New Guinea were likewise flawed.
Media, Learning, and Sites of Possibility provides new insights into the relationships between youth, pedagogy, and media, and points to unexamined possibilities for teaching, learning, and ethnographic research
that emerge when media--including computer technologies, photography, popular music, and film--become central features of learning spaces that youth occupy.
Simone Duvette, University of Western Ontario, is undertaking ethnographic research
on Inuit beliefs and values regarding child development and well-being;
Overall, however, this volume is an important and seminal work, enlivened by the fresh ethnographic research
that informs the variety of its perspectives.