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Chapter 2 The Empirical Strikes Back: Doing Realist Ethnography

Qualitative Research on Sport and Physical Culture

ISBN: 978-1-78052-296-8, eISBN: 978-1-78052-297-5

ISSN: 1476-2854

Publication date: 9 October 2012

Abstract

Originality/value – The chapter is original work. It makes a case for the retention of realist ethnographies in our methodological lexicon, and illustrates the empirical process of writing culture. It also endeavours to engage students and scholars alike regarding the value of ethnographic methods more broadly.

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Atkinson, M. (2012), "Chapter 2 The Empirical Strikes Back: Doing Realist Ethnography", Young, K. and Atkinson, M. (Ed.) Qualitative Research on Sport and Physical Culture (Research in the Sociology of Sport, Vol. 6), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 23-49. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1476-2854(2012)0000006005

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