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ERIC Number: EJ452663
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0739-3180
Travels in Nowhere Land: Ethnography and the "Impossible" Audience.
Bird, S. Elizabeth
Critical Studies in Mass Communication, v9 n3 p250-60 Sep 1992
Addresses trends in ethnographic studies of media audiences. Asserts that, although rethinking of ethnography is necessary, it has the potential to paralyze research and continue building an abstract theoretical narcissism. States that the future of cultural audience studies lies with attempts to improve ethnographic practice. Argues that feminist practice is leading to a more productive and practical ethnography. (PRA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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