Whether the goals of research are applied or more abstract, team research has been an important aspect of ethnography. In this volume, Ken Erickson and Donald Stull examine the myriad of challenges and opportunities in doing team ethnography. From setting goals and putting together a team, to observing, sharing and collaborating on a finished product, Doing Team Ethnography provides clear and practical advice to researchers at any level or in any discipline.

To Team or Not to Team?

Researchers are lone rangers, cowboys, individualists. Analysis is private, fieldnotes are rarely available for secondary analysis, and much ethnographic writing is accepted on faith.

—Gary Alan Fine (1993, p. 269)

In the old model of ethnography, an ethnographer ...

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