The Ethnographic Interview is a practical, self-teaching handbook which guides students step by step through interview techniques commonly used to research ethnography and culture. The text also teaches students how to analyze the data they collect, and how to write an ethnography. The appendices include research questions and writing tasks.
Part I. Ethnographic ResearchField Work. Informants. Part II. The Developmental Research Sequences: Locating an Informant. Interviewing an Informant. Making an Ethnographic Record. Asking Descriptive Questions. Analyzing Ethnographic Interviews. Making a Domain Analysis. Asking Structural Questions. Making a Taxonomic Analysis. Asking Contrast Questions. Making a Componential Analysis. Discovering Cultural Themes. Writing an Ethnography. Notes. Appendices: A Taxonomy of Ethnographic Questions. Developmental Research Sequence Writing Tasks. The Development Research Sequence Method. Bibliography. Index.