To what extent is ethnography a useful research method in criminology?
Further Suggested Reading:
Anderson, E. (2000). Code of the Street: Decency, Violence, and the Moral Life of the Inner City. WW Norton & Company. Chicago
Bourgois, P (1996) In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio, Cambridge University Press
Fassin, D. (2013). Enforcing Order: An Ethnography of Urban Policing. Polity.
Hobbs, D and Wright, R (2006) The Sage Handbook of Fieldwork London: Sage
Madden, R (2010) Being Ethnographic: A Guide to Theory and Practice of Ethnography, London: Sage
?*Think about your subject to study for next week’s independent fieldwork. Split
?into two groups and present and criticise your research idea and questions from
?an ethical standpoint.
????Adler, P. A. (1993). Wheeling and Dealing: Ethnography of an Upper-Level
?Drug Dealing and Smuggling Community. Columbia University Press.
?Ferrell, J. (1998). Ethnography at the Edge: Crime, Deviance, and Field
Brookman, F., Copes, H., Hochstetler, A. (2011) ‘Street Codes as Formula Stories: How Inmates Recount Violence, Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 40: 397
?Lyng, S. (1990). Edgework: A social psychological analysis of voluntary risk
?taking. American Journal of Sociology, 851-886.
?Wacquant, L. (2002). The curious eclipse of prison ethnography in the age of
?mass incarceration. Ethnography, 3(4), 371-397.
?Jewkes, Y (2012) Autoethnography and Emotion as Intellectual Resources:
?Doing Prison Research Differently, Qualitative Inquiry 18:63
Woodward, K (2008) ‘Hanging out and hanging about: Insider/outsider research in the sport of boxing. Ethnography, 9: 536-560. London: Sage