Ethnography: Reflection # 2 – Community

At the begining of my ethnographic adventure I set out to explore how far if at all the common interest may be stretched to encompass the imagining of community. I wasn’t sure how this theory would transfer onto the group I was looking at – YouTube Nirvana / Grunge Rock Group.  I still feel uncertain [and a little [...]

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Ethnography: Reflection # 1 – Diversity

Diversity is a wonderful creature. The ethnographic studies presented by all of our group are varied in both content and form. I think that it is amazing to see the difference in Gina’s You Tube experience contrasted with my own one. Likewise, Phil’s [experienced] use of Issuu felt like an inverted mirror image of my [...]


Micro-Ethnography: Nirvana/Grunge Rock You Tube Community

    For my micro-ethnography I decided to study a Nirvana/Grunge Rock You Tube community. Access to the ethnography is available here and EDC comments are listed below.  


History repeats itself / coiling down into the future…

I love this quote [above]. Thought it fitting given the ethnographic course content that we are currently covering. Highlighting the value of  the reflexive methodological approach.   History repeats itself / coiling down into the future…   Johnnydeeps (2008) History repeats itself A.O.S. available: [accessed 01.03.2013] Foucault, M. (2007) Space, power and knowledge. I: During, S. The [...]


Week Six – Overview

Direction change. This week has introduced all things ethnography related. It has been a heavy week in terms of teasing out  ideas on what kind of community to look at, how to approach the task and how to represent the ethnographic findings.   Tumblog Week Six postings reflect these tentative steps toward deciphering between community [...]

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Ethnographic musing…

    So in thinking about a culture I find my head a-spinning…so much choice. I was reminded of a blog post that I had read recently. It considered the ramifications and avenues of undertaking an ethnography of robots. What caught my eye about the post was the application of culture to this group…   [...]

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