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Creative methodologies for understanding cultural norms and expectations

Phase one of my research involves discovering ‘the illusion of the normal.’ Analyzing the cultural norms and expectations placed on people in Polish society.  To put it in cognitive anthropological terms, “measuring a cultural model of what it means to be a good, well-respected member of Polish society.” Cultural Models, in the field of cognitive anthropology, reflect the shared, implicit knowledge that one must know in order to function adequately in society and be perceived by others as a legitimate member of the group (Goodenough 1996). 1,474 more words

Methodology

Conservatism eats itself by Deborah Talbot

This article from guest author Deborah Talbot is also published on The Sociological Imagination site.

Conservative politics are everywhere, but what is Conservatism and what are Conservatives really like? 1,953 more words

Political Ideology

March 28th SFW FW2017

Photos Discussed March 28th

The atmosphere: This was a very polluted week in Seoul, extra smog so thick you can feel it in your lungs after a long day. 1,735 more words

Ethnographic Research

Triangulation in user research

Awareness is always the first step in solving any problem. By being aware that people including ourselves are subject to different types of biases is a good starting point. 342 more words

UX Research

The legacy of José Miguel Barandiaran

On 21 December we commemorated the 25th anniversary of the death of José Miguel Barandiaran. Those of us who devote ourselves to ethnography as members of the Etniker (name created by Barandiaran to signify ‘ethnographic research’) groups certainly owe him a debt of gratitude. 446 more words

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Konsert med koraleriet

KORALERIET – ENSTÄMMIGT OCH POLYFONT. Flera hundra år gamla katolska och protestantiska koraler i en halvsekulär och flerreligiös samtid.

Lördagen den 14/1 klockan halv fem är det dags för årets första konsert med koraleriet, på Slöjdhuset i Ronneby.  255 more words

Performance