Re: Studying Your own People

Marie K Conrad (mkconrad@ACSU.BUFFALO.EDU)
Sat, 25 May 1996 19:37:14 -0400

Dear Martin,
Hope you don't mind if I "piggy-back" on your request. I will be
conducting research next year and am currently tackling just those issues.
So, if anyone has any suggestions for Martin, please also send them to me.
Your help would be much appreciated!
Marie Conrad

On Sat, 25 May 1996, Martin Cohen wrote:

> I am seeking help from list members. Does anyone know of any books or
> papers that deal with the problems of conducting field work among one's own
> people? I am interested in this as both a source of practical advice for
> myself, as well as for readings to include in a course I am designing on
> the topic. Also, any examples of ethnographies by ethnographers who are
> insiders ("auto-ethnography"?) would be appreciated.
> Thanks, Martin Cohen