Tag: Alice Goffman

Book Review: Among Wolves: Ethnography and the Immersive Study of Power by Timothy Pachirat

Rose Deller , April 10th, 2018

In Among Wolves: Ethnography and the Immersive Study of Power, Timothy Pachirat offers an experimental contribution to scholarship on social science methodology. Written in the form of a play,…

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Committing Crimes during Fieldwork: Ethics, Ethnography, and “On The Run”

Rex , June 25th, 2015

At this point the debate about Alice Goffman’s book On The Run looks something like this: Goffman writes a successful ethnography. Journalists are peeved that Goffman followed social science …

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Anonymity, Ethnography, and Alice Goffman: Welcome, journalists

Rex , June 19th, 2015

I think I’ve written and thrown away three separate posts on the Alice Goffman debate trying to find something to say that people will find interesting. I personally don’t find the…

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