Carolyn Nordstrom and Antonius C. G. M. Robben

in Fieldwork Under Fire

Published by University of California Press

Published in print January 1996 | ISBN: 9780520089938
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520915718 | DOI:

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This chapter discusses the different contributions in this book. It considers the epistemological, methodological, and theoretical problems of fieldwork under dangerous circumstances. The discussion looks at how to cope in situations of violence. It also includes a special section on the practice of the ethnography of violence and socio-political conflict.

Keywords: socio-political conflict; violence; ethnography; fieldwork problems

Chapter.  12191 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Theory and Practice of Anthropology

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