Ethnomethodology; selected readings
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Ethnomethodology; selected readings by Turner, Roy

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Published by Penguin Education in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


  • Ethnomethodology

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Roy Turner.
SeriesPenguin modern sociology readings, Penguin education
LC ClassificationsHM24 .T85
The Physical Object
Pagination287 p.
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5094668M
ISBN 100140809627
LC Control Number74166328

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: Ethnomethodology (Penguin modern sociology readings) (): Turner, Roy: Books5/5(1). Create a link to share a read only version of this article with your colleagues and friends. For more information view the SAGE Journals Sharing page. Please read and accept the terms and conditions and check the box to generate a sharing link. Harold Garfinkel - Wikipedia. While Garfinkel's ‘daunting prose’ (Silverman, ) may deter us from reading him first-hand, others, for example Heritage (), have offered accessible summaries of his work. Garfinkel's ethnomethodological stance was also subsequently taken up in a unique way by Harvey Sacks (; see Silverman ) and colleagues in the late.

Ethnomethodology book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(3).   Ethnomethodology is a qualitative research methodology which has recently gained momentum across disciplines, more specifically social and health sciences. Ethnomethodology focuses on the study of methods that individuals use in “doing” social life to produce mutually recognizable interactions within a situated context, producing orderliness. Ethnomethodology's standing task is to examine social facts, just in every and any actual case asking for each thing, what makes it accountably just what that social fact is? (Garfinkel, ) In this chapter I will give a general overview of ethnomethodology (EM), which will be followed in the next by a discussion of EM's ‘methods’. Ethnomethodology, in simple words, is about the methods people employ to make sense of the everyday world. Something like a casual question asking your friend about how his/her weekend was could turn into an ethnomethodological case study. ScienceStruck explains how.

Harold Garfinkel (Octo – Ap ) was an American sociologist, ethnomethodologist, and a Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Los is known for establishing and developing ethnomethodology as a field of inquiry in is probably best known for his classic book, Studies in Ethnomethodology, which was published in , a collection of.   Select Readings Second Edition contains a range of high interest reading texts approved by experienced teachers. This four-level American English reading course uses carefully selected reading texts to help students read effectively. Exercises before and after reading practise reading skills, check comprehension and build vocabulary.   The Origins of Ethnomethodology Of course, had Garfinkel given his interlocutor the longer answer, he could expect to be met with a blank stare and nervous exit from the conversation. To a casual reading, the more elaborate answer is no less elusive than the quip in the elevator. S.E. Clayman, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Ethnomethodology is a mode of inquiry devoted to studying the practical methods of common sense reasoning used by members of society in the conduct of everyday life. It was developed by Harold Garfinkel in an effort to address certain fundamental problems posed by Talcott Parsons' theory of .