Eisenhart, Margaret, "Educational Ethnography Past, Present, and Future: Ideas to Think With," Educational Researcher, 30(November, 2001), 16-27.


Identifies contemporary muddles and changing concepts in ethnographic research, including new meanings of "culture" (cultural productions, funds of knowledge, collective representations, public symbols) and new methods (multi-site, connections among sites, ways to portray both shared and different experiences, ways to address ethical dilemmas).

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Ethnographic Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation


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