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Ethnography and psychoanalysis

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This methodological essay describes and advocates using certain psychoanalytic techniques for ethnography. It focuses on the self analysis of the ethnographer using evenly hovering attention, dream analysis, and free association. It presents an argument that using those techniques enhances the goal of ethnography as a human science and of social research. Fear of crime serves as a point of departure for the methodological argument. Finally, it links psychoanalytic ethnography to a fractal model of society and the self with reference to C. S. Peirce’s theory of semiotics as a link between the individual and society.
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1
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1
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29-50
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published
2012-10-01
online
2012-11-09
Contributors
  • Criminal Justice Department, Buffalo State College, Buffalo Ny 14222, skoll@uwm.edu
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