Clifford Geertz's scientific contributions

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... Studies within the interpretive paradigm focus on understanding actors and their experiences, assuming that the researcher plays an active role in knowledge creation as the research object and subject cannot be fully separated (Lincoln and Guba, 2006). Interpretive research is usually based on qualitative data collection techniques using semi-or unstructured interviews, textual and visual analysis, or participant observation, drawing on ethnographic sensibilities (Geertz, 1973). Research in this tradition does not necessarily seek to develop static explanatory models; rather it aims to gain insights into actors' complex situations (d'Iribarne et al., 2020); it also acknowledges the co-existence of multiple realities within societies (d'Iribarne, 2009;Patel, 2017). ...