Arthur P. Bochner

Arthur P. Bochner
University of South Florida | USF · Communication Studies

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In diesem Beitrag charakterisieren wir Autoethnografie als Methode der psychologischen Forschung. Wir gehen auf die Geschichte, den Arbeitsprozess und die Ergebnisse autoethnografischer Untersuchungen ein, unterscheiden verschiedene Gattungen innerhalb des Genres, erläutern das Konzept performativer Epistemologie, die Bedeutung von Schreiben als Er...
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This chapter highlights applied communication research in which evocative, critical, and performance autoethnography have been featured. It provides a selective summary of autoethnographic literature applicable to applied communication research. The chapter presents the exemplars in which autoethnography has been applied to the study of microaggres...
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In diesem Beitrag charakterisieren wir Autoethnografie als Methode der psychologischen Forschung. Wir gehen auf die Geschichte, den Arbeitsprozess und die Ergebnisse autoethnografischer Untersuchungen ein, unterscheiden verschiedene Gattungen innerhalb des Genres, erläutern das Konzept performativer Epistemologie, die Bedeutung von Schreiben als Er...
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The writer presents an autoethnographic account of the night of the 2016 presidential election and the days and months that followed. Tormented by the prospect of Donald Trump’s election, he expresses the feelings of gloom and doom that permeate the academic convention he is attending as he and colleagues from around the country respond to the mena...
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This article urges qualitative researchers to understand the work they do as inspired by practical concerns rather than by its ontological and/or cognitive status as science. It is time to let go and move on from the inherited vocabulary of scientific rigor. Excessive focus on rigor impedes and distracts from talking about other, more important, pr...
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This panel, which took place at International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry in May 2016, examines the experiences of five scholars who have retired from university life and the responses to the panel by two scholars anticipating that transition. Panelists discuss how and when they decided to retire; the role of the university, department, and pro...
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This story tells about an accident that occurred at the 2016 International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry. The first author presents her autoethnography of her partner’s fall and her subsequent reaction. Then to complicate and deepen her telling, she crafts a second multivoiced account from the responses of eight people who were part of the event....
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In this article, we trace the rise of autoethnography from its modest beginning as a form of indigenous ethnography through its inception as a mode of resistance to conventional ethnographic writing practices and silent authorship to its introduction as a narrative identity and covering term. Autoethnography has become a genus for many diverse spec...
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This comprehensive text is the first to introduce evocative autoethnography as a methodology and a way of life in the human sciences. Using numerous examples from their work and others, world-renowned scholars Arthur Bochner and Carolyn Ellis, originators of the method, emphasize how to connect intellectually and emotionally to the lives of readers...
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La autoetnografía es un enfoque de investigación y escritura que busca describir y analizar sistemáticamente la experiencia personal con el fin de comprender la experiencia cultural. Esta aproximación desafía las formas canónicas de hacer investigación y de representar a los otros, a la vez que considera a la investigación como un acto político, so...
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This handbook provides a broad introduction to qualitative research to those with little to no background in the subject while simultaneously providing substantive contributions to the field that will be of interest to even the most experienced researchers. The first two sections explore the history of qualitative research, ethical perspectives, an...
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Autoethnografie ist ein Ansatz zum Forschen und zur Präsentation von Forschungsergebnissen, der persönliche Erfahrungen systematisch beschreibt und analysiert, um auf diesem Weg kulturelle Erfahrung zu verstehen. Hierbei werden traditionelle Wege des Forschens und der Darstellung "der Anderen" kritisch infrage gestellt, denn Forschung wird als poli...
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Autoethnografie ist ein Forschungsansatz, der sich darum bemüht, persönliche Erfahrung (auto) zu beschreiben und systematisch zu analysieren (grafie), um kulturelle Erfahrung (ethno) zu verstehen (Ellis 2004; Holman Jones 2005). Er stellt kanonische Gepflogenheiten, Forschung zu betreiben und zu präsentieren, infrage (Spry 2001) und behandelt Forsc...
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Qualitative researchers are increasingly being called upon to become human rights advocates, to help individuals and communities honor the sanctity of life, and to promote the core values of privacy, justice, freedom, peace, and human dignity. In this volume of plenary papers from the Fifth International of Qualitative Inquiry in 2009, leading qual...
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In "Narrative Medicine: Honoring the Stories of Illness," Rita Charon paints an original and humane portrait of what it can mean to be a doctor, to live a life immersed in sickness and dedicated to wellness. Charon drops the veil, inviting readers to look at the secret, subjective, emotional face of medicine, a zone of self-censored feelings and de...
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This script comes from an edited transcript of a session titled “Talking and Thinking About Qualitative Research,” which was part of the 2006 International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on May 4-6, 2006. This special session featured scholars informally responding to questions about their pe...
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In Communication as...: Perspectives on Theory, editors Gregory J. Shepherd, Jeffrey St. John, and Ted Striphas bring together a collection of 27 essays that explores the wide range of theorizing about communication, cutting across all lines of traditional division in the field. The essays in this text are written by leading scholars in the field o...
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Reacting to the charge that personal narratives, especially illness narratives, constitute a “blind alley” that misconstrues the essential nature of narrative by substituting a therapeutic for a sociological view of the person, this article speaks back to critics who regard narratives of suffering as privileged, romantic, and/or hyperauthentic. The...
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Once again, editors Norman K. Denzin and Yvonna S Lincoln have put together a volume that represents the state of the art for the theory and practice of qualitative inquiry. Built on the foundation of the landmark first edition, published in 1994, the second edition is both the bridge and the roadmap to the territory that lies ahead for researchers...
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Comments on an article on the ethics of informed consent by Rose Weitz previously published in the periodical 'Health.' Family response to informed consent; Constraints imposed by social science research practices on Weitz' work; Ethics of the narrative approach to medical sociology.
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When I learned that my father had died while I was attending a national communication conference, two worlds within me - the academic and the personal - collided, and I was forced to confront the large gulf that divided them. In this article, I weave the story of that experience into the wider fabric of disconnections that promotes isolation and in...
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Postmodernist and poststructuralist perspectives on truth, objectivity and language will hopefully elicit constructive challenges to ethnography. Ethnographic assertions are often debatable and designed to increase understanding of various issues and values associated with ethnography. Confrontational and defensive exchanges between proponents of o...
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Building on the theoretical and research traditions of Jules Henry, Salvador Minuchin, Jay Haley, and Gregory Bateson, this study presents an analysis of metacommunicational statements taken from interviews with nine stepfamily couples regarding their experiences in building a stepfamily. Interviews were conducted with each spouse individually and...
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This research examines the extent to which subjects discriminate among their equal, unequal, and best friendships on the basis of values exchanged—stimulation, ego support, and utility—and perceived attraction of the other—physical, task, and intimate. Implications of these results for research on communication in friendship are discussed.
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This article reviews some of the intellectual developments outside of the field of communication which may have directly or indirectly influenced our field's rejection of logical empiricism and subsequently stimulated the metatheoretical controversies now being experienced. Special attention is given to the philosophy of language and action theory,...
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In "Composing Ethnography," different scholars use their own everyday life experiences and those of their research Ss to tackle [various ethnographic and social issues]. . . . By telling their stories through memoirs, poetry, photography, and other creative forms usually associated with the arts, the authors demonstrate how ethnographic data can be...
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From the Publisher:Alienating for some, yet most intimate and real for others, emerging communications technologies are creating a varied array of cyberspace experiences. Nowhere are the new and old more intertwined, as familiar narratives of the past and radical visions of the future inform our attempts to assess the impact of cyberspace on self a...
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In increasing numbers, qualitative researchers are leaving their ivory tower perches and entering the fray, focusing their research and actions on the promotion of social justice. In this tightly edited volume of original articles stemming from the 2008 International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry, leading figures in qualitative research demonstra...
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What is evidence in qualitative inquiry and how is it evaluated? What is true or false in research is strongly influenced by socially defined criteria and by the politics of academia. In providing an alternative to conservative science, qualitative researchers are often victimized by these politics. The use of qualitative evidence within the policy...
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This book offers new and compelling insights into the ways in which communication is central to the study of personal relationships. Specifically, this volume focuses on front-line cutting-edge theories and methods in the study of communication and personal relationships. The opening chapter of this volume plunges straight into investigating the qu...

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