Jan Lorenz

Dr Jan Lorenz

Bibliography for Ethnographic Encounters and Writing

Guide (pdf)

Required readings

Malinowski, Bronisław. “Introduction.” Argonauts of the Western Pacific. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1922. 1-20. [PDF]

Geertz, Clifford. “Chapter 1. Thick Description: Towards an Interpretative Theory of Culture.” The Interpretation of Cultures. 1973. London: Fontana, 1993. 3-30. [PDF]

Rosaldo, Renato. “Introduction: Grief and a Headhunter’s Rage.” Culture and Truth: The Remaking of Social Analysis. 1989. Boston: Beacon Press, 1993. 167-178. [PDF]

Kathleen Stewart. “Cultural Poiesis: The Generativity of Emergent Things.” The Sage Handbook of Qualitative Research (Third Edition). Eds. Norman K. Denzin and Yvonna S. Lincoln. London: Sage, 2005, 1027-1042. [PDF]

Scheper-Hughes, Nancy. “Medicine, Sickness, and Human Needs.” Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992. 167-214. [PDF]

Optional readings

Clifford, James. “On Ethnographic Authority.” Representations 2 (Spring 1983): 118-146. [PDF]

Emerson, Robert M. “Chapter 1: Fieldnotes in Ethnographic Research.” Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995. [PDF]

Scheper-Hughes, Nancy. “The Primacy of the Ethical: Propositions for a Militant Anthropology.” Current Anthropology 36.3 (June 1995): 409-440. [PDF]

Wacquant, Loïc. “’Busy’ Louie at the Golden Glove.” Body & Soul: Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. 235-256. [PDF]