Autoethnography: An Overview

Carolyn Ellis, Tony E. Adams, Arthur P. Bochner
2011
Autoethnography is an approach to research and writing that seeks to describe and systematically analyze personal experience in order to understand cultural experience. This approach challenges canonical ways of doing research and representing others and treats research as a political, socially-just and socially-conscious act. A researcher uses tenets of autobiography and ethnography to do and write autoethnography. Thus, as a method, autoethnography is both process and product. URN:
more » ... ct. URN: http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs1101108
doi:10.17169/fqs-12.1.1589 fatcat:uu7sssh7dfhmdbieoolijaggae