Metoda etnograficzna w badaniu stosunków międzynarodowych – uwagi wstępne
THE ETHNOGRAPHIC METHOD AS A RESEARCH METHOD IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS – PRELIMINARY REMARKS
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences, Politics, International relations/trade
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Scholar Sp. z o.o.
Keywords: ethnographic method; cultural anthropology; international relations; fieldwork; disciplinary identity; thought style; thought collective
Summary/Abstract: The article presents the possibilities of employing the ethnographic method inthe research of international relations. It outlines the characteristics and status ofthe ethnographic method within cultural anthropology itself as well as selectedresearch areas and subjects analysed by researchers of international relations usingthis method. It points out the potential traps and challenges facing researchers ofinternational relations wishing to use the ethnographic method in the context of the conceptual framework created by Ludwik Fleck, namely thought styles and thoughtcollectives. It raises the issue of disciplinary identity of international relations andconfronts it with the employed methods of international relations studies.
- Issue Year: 52/2016
- Issue No: 1
- Page Range: 285-301
- Page Count: 17
- Language: Polish