Event and process: An exercise in analytical ethnography [Book Review]
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Human Studies 30 (3):167 - 197 (2007)
Analytical ethnography does not presume a principal analytical frame. It does not know (yet) where and when the field takes place. Rather, the ethnographer is in search for appropriate spatiotemporal frames in correspondence with the occurrences in the field. Accordingly, the author organizes a dialogue between conceptual frames and his various empirical accounts. He confronts snapshots of English Crown Court proceedings with models of event and process from micro-sociology and macro-sociology. A range of–more or less early or late, relevant or irrelevant, contingent or predetermined–processual events serves as the vantage point to access event and process relations. In this line, Crown Court proceedings serve as an introductory and exemplary field for analytical ethnography, because they involve both: (strong) events and their process and (strong) processes and their events.
|Keywords||Analytical ethnography Process Event Sequential analysis Criminal case Pre-trial and trial Relevance Time|
No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Kate Kearns (2003). Durative Achievements and Individual-Level Predicates on Events. Linguistics and Philosophy 26 (5):595 - 635.
Jamshid Tehrani (2006). The Uses of Ethnography in the Science of Cultural Evolution. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 29 (4):363-364.
Cesare Cozzo (1999). What is Analytical Philosophy? In Rosaria Egidi (ed.), In Search of a New Humanism. Kluwer 55-63.
Charles M. Myers (1962). Perceptual Events, States, and Processes. Philosophy of Science 29 (July):285-291.
Anne Beaulieu (2004). Mediating Ethnography: Objectivity and the Making of Ethnographies of the Internet. Social Epistemology 18 (2 & 3):139 – 163.
Michael Herzfeld (1987). Anthropology Through the Looking-Glass: Critical Ethnography in the Margins of Europe. Cambridge University Press.
Peter R. Grahame & Kamini Maraj Grahame (2009). Points of Departure: Insiders, Outsiders, and Social Relations in Caribbean Field Research. [REVIEW] Human Studies 32 (3):291 - 312.
Vlastimil Zuska (2009). The Narrative Event as an Occasion of Emergence. Estetika 46 (1):62-74.
Neil Levy (2008). Bad Luck Once Again. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 77 (3):749-754.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads6 ( #302,951 of 1,699,833 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #269,935 of 1,699,833 )
How can I increase my downloads?