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1. The branch of anthropology that deals with the description of specific human cultures, using methods such as close observation and interviews.
2. A text produced using such methods.

eth·nog′ra·pher n.
eth′no·graph′ic (ĕth′nə-grăf′ĭk), eth′no·graph′i·cal adj.
eth′no·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
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Ethnographically it belongs to Polynesia, Melanesia, and Micronesia, because all the breeds of the South Pacific have gravitated to it by canoe-drift and intricately, degeneratively, and amazingly interbred.
Among their topics are pre-hospital patient records: facilitating constructive dialogue and co-construction through participatory design, lessons learned from participatory design in dementia care: placing care partners at the center, this is not a participatory design: a critical analysis of eight living laboratories, an ethnographically informed participatory design of primary healthcare information technology in a developing country setting, and steps toward technology design to beat health inequality: participatory design walks in a neighborhood with high health risks.
Heirs and Pioneers, Rastafari Return to Ethiopia is an ethnographically and historically commanding epic tome chronicling the return of "Black peoples," as well as non-Blacks, from the West, the Caribbean, and Jamaica in particular to Africa/Ethiopia, as fulfilment of a complexly woven narrative instantiating the prophesied redemption of the formerly enslaved African captives of Europe.
As such, the volume presents ethnographically informed discussions of eight key terms related to mobility: capital, cosmopolitanism, freedom, gender, immobility, infrastructure, motility, and regime.
Here Coulter reviews literature from the tradition of symbolic interactionism that focuses on ethnographically observing animal-human relations in the context of work, as well as labour process theory that includes animals in discussions of how work is organized and structured.
A particular challenge for fieldworking anthropologists in this area is how to capture and analyse the everyday social life of sound, technology and media ethnographically.
lies in the depth of Rossi's research, and particularly in her ethnographically rich analysis of women's work.
The book is ethnographically rich and weaves a narrative in the light of historic, developmental, religious, communal and gendered discourses, thus, giving us a multi layered and a multi-vocal understanding of Muslims of Zakir Nagar in general and Muslim women of Zakir Nagar in particular.
Mitch Neither of us realized it at the time, but my arrival in the league was a historic event for ethnographically inclined students of the game.
The research is urgent: at present we are still able to study people ethnographically who were born in the 1930s and 1940s,who therefore lived their early years without digital technologies.
Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding in Laos offers an ethnographically rich portrayal of Lao cultural ceremonies and rituals that stresses the importance of grassroots practices to conflict resolution.
It is the most ethnographically grounded among the contributions in the volume with its analysis of loafing, 'easy pick-ups' for sex and illegal street racing.