The Ethnographic Research in Anthropology its Challenges and Limitations

Authors : Madan Thapa; Yashoda Chaulagain; Sujata Bhatta

Volume/Issue : Volume 8 - 2023, Issue 1 - January

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This paper provides a clear understanding of the challenges faced by Social Science ethnographers while conducting ethnographic research under Social and Cultural Anthropology. An ethnographic study is considered one of the most integral methodological tools in Anthropology, but due to diverse understanding of this process, at times the essence is misled. The paper describes the trends of the challenges and limitations, which varies according to the research topic, contexts methods, and fieldwork site. This paper also tries to underline the different confrontations faced by the various other disciplines, which are researched linking ethnography as their means of study. This paper tries to interpret and analyze the information through an explorative and descriptive approach. In Anthropology, Ethnography research can be considered an effective and efficient methods as long as the ethics of the ethnography is well understood and well implemented. The outcome of the paper will try to interpret and analyze the possible challenges while in the field or while interpreting the data by the ethnographers while carrying out the ethnographic research.

Keywords : Ethnographic, Research, Qualitative, Challenge, and Anthropology.


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