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- adjective Using
ethnographictechniques to describe one's own life, or events in which one is a participant
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Guaman Poma's New Chronicle is an instance of what I have proposed to call an autoethnographic text, by which I mean a text in which people undertake to describe themselves in ways that engage with representations others have made of them...
If one thinks of cultures, or literatures, as discrete, coherently structured, monolingual edifices, Guaman Poma's text, and indeed any autoethnographic work appears anomalous or chaotic—as it apparently did to the European scholars Pietschmann spoke to in 1912.
Sarah Stewart has a great blog on using SL to further educate women about birthing issues, as part of the place where they give birth, and a great autoethnographic post on EBM (evidence-based medicine) and Web2. 0
We need to know more about the role of communities of practice in the lives of autoethnographic researchers.
Review of published autoethnographic research documents or audio-visuals of informants, and interviews
What is the role of communities of practice play in the lives of those who engage in autoethnographic research?