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eth·no·meth·od·ol·o·gy

 (ĕth′nō-mĕth′ə-dŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of sociology that deals with the codes and conventions of everyday social interactions and activities.

eth′no·meth′od·ol′o·gist n.

ethnomethodology

(ˌɛθnəʊmɛθəˈdɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Linguistics) a method of studying linguistic communication that emphasizes common-sense views of conversation and the world. Compare phenomenology

ethnomethodology

Associated with the sociologist Harold Garfinkel, ethnomethodology studies the ways in which people use everyday knowledge to interpret and understand the world and communicate with other people.
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Phenomenologists, ethnomethodologists, hermeneuticians, pragmatists and analytical philosophers have amply shown that facts are not only theory--but also value-laden.
Lock & Strong, 2010; Strong, 2014a), I became interested in the approaches to meaning and social interaction taken up by ethnomethodologists (e.
This type of analysis has been attempted by some ethnomethodologists who focus on the problematic of everyday practices (see Smith, 1987).
It annoys him that ethnomethodologists use video data but pay little attention to what visual sociologists are doing.
15) Ethnomethodologists are interested, therefore, less in the contribution to the conversational system made by the specific identities of the speakers and more in the contribution of immediate conversational context.
In comparison to ethnomethodologists, critical realists place relatively more weight on structure.
with its emphasis on the constitutive embedding of knowledge in social practice--in "language games" and 'forms of life"--has figured as a key resource in the development of science studies since the 1970s' and he goes on to explain that Wittgenstein's account of rule-following is the heart of the issue between ethnomethodologists like Michael Lynch (1992a, b) and practitioners of SSK like David Bloor (1992).
The New Conservatives: Ethnomethodologists, Phenomenologists and Symbolic Interactionists", en: The Insurgent Sociologist.
Ethnomethodologists study how ordinary people make sense of their everyday activities.
A second, based on the work of conversation analysts, ethnomethodologists, and others, understands dialogue to refer to the intricacies of human conversation.
7) Ethnomethodologists refer to them as "folk typifications" that are used by people, regardless of their level of education or occupational training.
Iago engages in what ethnomethodologists refer to as a side sequence.