What is another word for ethnography?

Pronunciation: [ɛθnˈɒɡɹəfi] (IPA)

Ethnography refers to the study of cultural practices and patterns of behavior of a particular group or society. Synonyms for ethnography include cultural anthropology, social anthropology, ethnology, and sociology. These fields of study explore the shared beliefs, practices, customs, and rituals of specific communities, looking at how people interact with their environment and with each other. Ethnography enables scholars to understand and appreciate the diversity of human cultures, enhancing cross-cultural communication and understanding. By employing the concepts and methodologies of ethnography, researchers can study human experience and help to enrich our collective understanding of the world around us.

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What are the hypernyms for Ethnography?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    social science, Anthropology, field study, research method, Descriptive study, cross-cultural study, cultural study.

Usage examples for Ethnography

16 ethnography and Philology of the Hidatsa Indiana; Miscel.
"The Siouan Indians"
W. J. McGee
You have furnished the example of cultivating along with Geography, all the auxiliary and connected sciences, which may enlighten it: particularly the ancient and modern ethnography, with Philology one of its bases.
"The American Nations, Vol. I."
C. S. Rafinesque
You will see that I have followed this practice in availing myself of all the sciences to enlighten the history of mankind, the ethnography and annals of nations: above all Philology with Chronology and Geography.
"The American Nations, Vol. I."
C. S. Rafinesque

Famous quotes with Ethnography

  • Most anthropologists are doing straightforward ethnography, and should.
    Clifford Geertz

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