Based on the book “Coming of Age in Samoa” by Margaret Mead. (1928)
MLA citations/works cited needed. (Mead’s text is the only source required)
Examine your ethnography in terms of identifying what field methods the ethnographer used and evaluate how the ethnographer elicited the cultural information he/she wanted from the people they were studying. Provide several examples of how the ethnographer employed ethnographic techniques and elicited particular kinds of cultural information.
Choose 3 out of the ethnographic techniques listed below and provide at least a couple of solid examples of how the ethnographer employed these techniques and elicited particular kinds of cultural information. (Separating your analysis into separate sections based on technique is useful).
* Participant Observation
* Interviewing and Questionnaires
* The Genealogical Method
* Key Cultural Consultants and Life Histories
* Emic vs. Etic
Video from professor covering the different techniques (long and boring): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECH7aCXfZ5g