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Research Methodologies for the Creative Arts & Humanities: Ethnographic research

Ethnographic Research

Definition:

"The study of the culture and social organization of a particular group or community...  Ethnography refers to both the data gathering of anthropology and the development of analysis of specific peoples, settings, or ways of life."

See Calhoun, C. J. (2002). Dictionary of the social sciences. New York: Oxford University Press

Edith Cowan University acknowledges and respects the Nyoongar people, who are the traditional custodians of the land upon which its campuses stand and its programs operate.
In particular ECU pays its respects to the Elders, past and present, of the Nyoongar people, and embrace their culture, wisdom and knowledge.