Abstract this thesis examines the ways in which childbearing women living in poverty made sense of their lives and experiences based in the west midlands, in an area of urban decay and major inequalities in health, the research focused on the lives of 25 women during their childbirth experience the theoretical. An ethnographic case study of transformative learning in leadership development a dissertation by linda chastain powell submitted to the office of graduate studies of texas a&m university in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy. Those outside a narrow professional group often find these articles dense, dull, antiseptic, and inadequate translations some ethnographic writings, whether articles, papers, or books, adopt a formal style using levels three and four most dissertations and theses are written at these middle levels of abstraction, although. [email protected] recommended citation obenchain, kathryn m, an ethnographic study of the qualities and characteristics of democratic elementary classrooms which motivate students to civically participate (1997) dissertation and thesis paper 1 http://digitalcommons unomahaedu/slcedt/1. Firstly, this essay outlines a definition of both qualitative and ethnography methods it will then explain how four articles of qualitative research have used the ethnographic method it will discuss each article then compare and contrast them finally, the essay will look at a critical analysis of ethnography by. First, i am not an ethnographer, but as a professor of communication, i have certainly read some interesting ethnographic studies: the work of clifford geertz and pierre bourdieu has always interested me, just to cite two examples have you been.
A story of high school inclusion: an ethnographic case study by ann marie mckee an abstract of a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the doctor of philosophy degree in teaching and learning in the graduate college of the university of iowa july 2011 thesis supervisors :. Electronic thesis and dissertation repository january 2016 an ethnographic study examining nurse-client relationships in a jordanian mental health care setting wafa'a falah ta'an the university of western ontario graduate program in nursing a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the. This dissertation presents an ethnography of equine-assisted psychotherapy ( eap) based on nine months of fieldwork at equine healers, a non-profit organization in central colorado that specialized in various therapeutic modalities associated with eap in bridging scholarly work around animals, a literature suffused with.
The everyday lives of men: an ethnographic investigation of young adult male identity peter gill victoria university thesis submitted for a doctor of philosophy degree at victoria university, faculty of arts, education, and human development, school of psychology, 2008. I did that wrong and it sounded good: an ethnographic study of vernacular music making in higher education by victor n ezquerra a dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the degree of doctor of philosophy department of music education college of the arts university of south florida.
The soul of a school: an ethnographic study of college-‐going culture at an urban high school a dissertation submitted to graduate faculty of the university of new orleans in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy in educational administration by rashida hiba. As a critical ethnographic case study approach is adopted an emphasis is placed upon understanding the particularity and complexity of the single case and, therefore, the thesis is duly cautious in how it generalizes its findings as is traditional of an ethnographic inquiry this thesis is rooted in thick description accompanied.
Three innovative phd dissertations have been published at the harvard business school's doctoral program on organizational behavior that use ethnography and qualitative research to understand and map organizational culture: curtis k chan chan's research (the double-edged sword of. An ethnographic investigation of the evolving dynamics of a learning ecology a dissertation completed in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy in cognitive science by laura amaya becvar committee in charge: professor james hollan, co-chair professor edwin hutchins, co-.