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Parental Perspectives on Children's School Readiness: An Ethnographic Study

Kim Jose, Susan Banks, Emily Hansen, Rachael Jones, Stephen R. Zubrick, Joel Stafford, Catherine L. Taylor
2020 Early Childhood Education Journal  
This study presents findings from an ethnographic study with 39 parents living in two Australian communities characterised by high area-level socioeconomic disadvantage.  ...  The role of early childhood services in supporting parents is also explored.  ...  This work does not necessarily reflect the view of the government departments involved in the research.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10643-020-01130-9 fatcat:34m7fngpingqvias4za2qsdiba

Boundary work: An interpretive ethnographic perspective on negotiating and leveraging cross-cultural identity

Noriko Yagi, Jill Kleinberg
2011 Journal of International Business Studies  
Based on ethnographic research in a Japan-US binational firm, the paper describes and analyzes the boundary role performance of the firm's Japanese members.  ...  At the same time, we make transparent the epistemological and methodological foundations of an interpretive ethnographic approach, demonstrating its value for understanding complex organizational processes  ...  An initial version was presented at the 25th European Group of Organization Studies (EGOS) Colloquium in Barcelona, 2009.  ... 
doi:10.1057/jibs.2011.10 fatcat:dxe5gszi7zcfbb62ijhc5y7qha

An Ethnographic Perspective on Urban Planning in Brazil: Temporality, Diversity and Critical Urban Theory

Martijn Koster
2019 International Journal of Urban and Regional Research  
This article provides an ethnographic perspective on urban planning by presenting the creative practices of marginalized slum residents in Recife, Northeast Brazil, who are affected by planners' decisions  ...  Finally, the article assesses the engagement between ethnography and critical urban theory and argues in favour of 'grounding' the latter better in the analysis of actual practices and experiences.  ...  An ethnographic perspective can contribute to 'grounding' critical analyses in the lived realities of the people affected by these developments.  ... 
doi:10.1111/1468-2427.12765 pmid:32194295 pmcid:PMC7074071 fatcat:s3czfxazufg4jh6ibzahbv6qqu

Patient and family perspectives on peritoneal dialysis at home: findings from an ethnographic study

Jessica Baillie, Annette Lankshear
2014 Journal of Clinical Nursing  
Without their generosity this study would not have been possible and I will never forget the kindness and warmth of all participants.  ...  My sincerest thanks go to the sixteen patients, nine relatives and seven healthcare professionals, who gave their time to share their experiences and stories with me.  ...  The treatments, peritoneal dialysis, haemodialysis and renal transplantation, are introduced from both an historical and current practice perspective.  ... 
doi:10.1111/jocn.12663 pmid:25256788 fatcat:zxt7sgue5fcyvf3pjou6vu323u

Training Drug Treatment Patients to Conduct Peer-Based HIV Outreach: An Ethnographic Perspective on Peers' Experiences

Honoria Guarino, Sherry Deren, Milton Mino, Sung-Yeon Kang, Michele G. Shedlin
2010 Substance Use & Misuse  
Results of the ethnographic component of this study are summarized. The role of ethnographic methods in implementing and evaluating this kind of intervention is also discussed.  ...  Ethnographic research, including focus groups, individual interviews and observations, was conducted with a subset of the patients trained as peers (n=49; 67% male; mean age 40.3 years) to evaluate the  ...  Portions of this study were presented at the Northeastern Anthropological Association Annual Meeting (NEAA, 2006) and the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting (SfAA, 2007).  ... 
doi:10.3109/10826080903452439 pmid:20141456 pmcid:PMC2841030 fatcat:iej4ykli7rbg5il4bvhzhbumky

'He usually has what we call normal fevers': Cultural perspectives on healthy child growth in rural Southeastern Tanzania: An ethnographic enquiry

Zaina Mchome, Ajay Bailey, Shrinivas Darak, Flora Kessy, Hinke Haisma, Vijayaprasad Gopichandran
2019 PLoS ONE  
While parents' construction of and actions around child growth are embedded in their cultural framework, the discourse on child growth monitoring (CGM) has been using indicators grounded in the biomedical  ...  To contribute to the further development of CGM to ensure that it reflects the local context, we report on the cultural conceptualization of healthy child growth in rural Tanzania.  ...  We thank the community members who participated in and contributed to the successful generation of the study results. Haisma.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0222231 pmid:31509582 pmcid:PMC6738644 fatcat:aias7ghm7rbajnelxoau3cysai

Frontmatter

2019 International Journal of the Sociology of Language  
practices and uses of texts in ethnographic research on educational inclusion: insights from two studies in Brazil 133 Olga Solovova Opening up ideological spaces for multilingual literacies at the  ...  Timor-Leste 1974-1975: Decolonisation, a nation-in-waiting and an adult literacy campaign 39 Danielle Boon Adult literacy in Timor-Leste: Insights from ethnographic research with teachers, learners  ...  The research presented here builds on his view of literacy as a social practice and on the theoretical and methodological foundations that he laid, with such vision, in the mid-1980s.  ... 
doi:10.1515/ijsl-2019-frontmatter259 fatcat:oa5rtf57ong7zfmjwo5frtzo7u

Achieving leanness with BIM-based integrated data management in a built environment project

Xiaozhi Ma, Albert P.C. Chan, Hengqin Wu, Feng Xiong, Na Dong
2018 Construction Innovation  
This study adopts both the project and production perspectives to clarify BIM-based IDM 18 in building design and construction, and analyse how BIM facilitates the achievement of leanness 19 in a building  ...  through an ethnographic-action research 12 that relies on the design-science approach and case study through a collaborative research project. 13 As participants of the project, the researchers of this  ...  information reshapes the mechanism 377 of cooperation, reduces coordination work and avoids rework and waste in the production process. 378 Given discipline-specified convention in design practice and  ... 
doi:10.1108/ci-10-2017-0084 fatcat:ho6puguxybb2tehgdridcypkeu

Archival Work as Qualitative Sociology

Claudio E. Benzecry, Andrew Deener, Armando Lara-Millán
2020 Qualitative Sociology  
This kind of perspective affects how we think of research and the distinct episteme of archival coordination.  ...  The papers explore four modes of inquiry through which archival work is qualitative sociology: the process of assembling the archive; the process of gaining access to the archive; the process of building  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11133-020-09466-9 fatcat:56m5igsjlngapilicul4zmdhtm

Action Design Ethnographic Research (ADER): Vested Interest Networks and ICT Networks in Service Delivery of Land Records in Bangladesh [chapter]

M. Shahanoor Alam, Laurence Brooks, N. I. Khan
2012 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
The Action Design Ethnographic Research (ADER) method is illustrated through the case of ICTs and land records management in Bangladesh.  ...  The findings show that where ICTs have been introduced so far, they do not clearly relate to the specific organizational context and service delivery processes.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors express their sincere thanks to three anonymous reviewers for their valuable comments and directions on the first draft of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-35142-6_4 fatcat:u6gio4wcanfvrpjptaic4eytqm

Collaborative ethnography for information systems research Studying knowledge work practices and designing supportive information systems

Ronald Maier, Stefan Thalmann
2012 Australasian Journal of Information Systems  
The procedure is illustrated with an example of a collaborative ethnographic study which involved seven organisations in four European countries who took part in a large-scale international IS research  ...  This paper proposes a procedure for the study of knowledge work practices that was adapted from collaborative ethnography, and can be used to inform requirements gathering for, and the design of, IS.  ...  We thank the reviewers for the insightful and constructive comments that helped improve the paper substantially.  ... 
doi:10.3127/ajis.v17i2.701 fatcat:bflza7o4nngxji5zs4hnr5lb5u

BUILDING COLLABORATION? CO-LOCATION AND "DIS-LOCATION" IN A RAILWAY CONTROL POST

THIJS WILLEMS, ALFONS VAN MARREWIJK
2017 RAE: Revista de Administração de Empresas  
To address this problem, we draw on an ethnographic study of a co-located railway control center, housing the largest Dutch railway organizations under one roof.  ...  Railway employees developed several territorial practices (preserving existing boundaries, creating new boundaries, and the situational use of boundaries) through which they resisted the design of the  ...  Offering an alternative perspective that considers what happens in the territory, we show how co-located buildings emerge from a recursive process (Hernes et al., 2006) .  ... 
doi:10.1590/s0034-759020170603 fatcat:hu47ofu6lbf3na6e4n2t6o6r4i

Introduction

Lieba Faier
2018 Social Analysis: Journal of Cultural and Social Practice  
Rather, we propose that contingent multispecies attunements and coordinations knit together the various world-making processes that allow matsutake to flourish.  ...  In this special issue, we draw on our collaborative research as the Matsutake Worlds Research Group to explore the world-making dynamics of multispecies encounters.  ...  Acknowledgments This introduction is based on the collective work of the Matsutake Worlds Research Group.  ... 
doi:10.3167/sa.2018.620401 fatcat:dw3ihd4d5jf5zicfikxjjntqlq

An ethnographic exploration of knowledge practices within the Queensland Music Festival

Raphaela Stadler, Sacha Reid, Simone Fullagar
2013 International Journal of Event and Festival Management  
The immersion of the researcher in the ethnographic process provided a rich understanding of the relational dimension of knowledge management that would be difficult to elicit from in-depth interviews  ...  This article builds upon early adopters and provides critical insight into the benefits and constraints of ethnographic research.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the Queensland Music Festival for enabling access and supporting the research process.  ... 
doi:10.1108/17582951311325872 fatcat:txkglvmhzjfafhmvmgi3re4cne

Ethnographic process evaluation in primary care: explaining the complexity of implementation

Arwen E Bunce, Rachel Gold, James V Davis, Carmit K McMullen, Victoria Jaworski, MaryBeth Mercer, Christine Nelson
2014 BMC Health Services Research  
The specific methods used in such ethnographic process evaluations are rarely presented in detail; our objective is to stimulate a conversation around the successes and challenges of specific data collection  ...  We suggest that an ethnographic approach to process evaluation, when informed by and integrated with quantitative data, can provide this nuanced insight into intervention outcomes.  ...  Acknowledgments Many thanks to Colleen Howard and Desmond Divine for their site coordinator work, to Celine Hollombe for project management, to Katherine K. Essick and Christopher S.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12913-014-0607-0 pmid:25475025 pmcid:PMC4265455 fatcat:7cmucxiiyjhitjblcoe6qq57q4
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