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Entrepreneur Economic Business

BECOMING AN ENTREPRENEUR: ENTREPRENEURIAL IDENTITY CONSTRUCTION OF AFGHANS IN PESHAWAR ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND BUSINESS 1.0 Introduction Wealth creation and economic growth has been one major factor which distinguish the developed countries from the third world countries and entrepreneurship is one of the main reasons, responsible for of the current progress of nations (Baumol, Litan et al. […]

Pages: 33 Words: 9862 Topics: Entrepreneurship, Ethnographic, Motivation, Qualitative Research, Refugee, Research, Social Science

Methods BT1 Numeracy

Research Methods BT1 Numeracy Abstract This research will investigate the readiness of student’s to join the basic training program. It will focus on the perceptions of staff at No1 Radio School while marrying these comments to student performance. The research will focus on the levels of numeracy within the student population and their ability to […]

Pages: 16 Words: 4803 Topics: Ethnographic, Justification, Methodology, Positivism, Qualitative Research, Quantitative Research, Research
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is the ‘Korean Wave’ Present in the Asian Film Industry?

CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION This dissertation consists of six chapters. The first chapter gives a detailed background of the Korean Film Industry, its origin and development and how it has led to the so-called ‘Korean wave’ or ‘Korean fever”. It also explains this term in order to give a better understanding of the title. The next […]

Pages: 40 Words: 11854 Topics: China, Ethnographic, Film, Film Industry, Qualitative Research, Research, South Korea

Use of Internet and Intranet Technologies Within an Organisation

CHAPTER ONE 1.0 Introduction This chapter provides a brief introduction about the research topic along with the research aims and objectives in detail. Further in this chapter, the scope of research, personal interest and the motivation to choose this particular research topic are all discussed briefly. Finally, the dissertation structure content of the six chapters […]

Pages: 47 Words: 14160 Topics: Data Analysis, Ethnographic, Knowledge, Learning, Research, Scientific Method, Strategic Management

Indian Community in the UK

1. Introduction This dissertation provide an overview of research topic on Indian consumer buying behavior in UK, first part outline aims and objective of the dissertation and followed by the motivation and study carried. Outline of structure of the dissertation and limitation are presented. 1.1 Aims and Objectives The aim of the dissertation is to […]

Pages: 42 Words: 12553 Topics: Behavior, Data Analysis, Ethnographic, Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research, Research, Retail

Manufactures Various Varieties of Indian

INTRODUCTION BAGGA DISTILLERIES Pvt Ltd is a 20 year old company located at Hyderabad, India that was set up in the year 1989 and manufactures various varieties of Indian liquor comprising different tastes. Looking at the market conditions the company was established and competition has been developed for the local industry to compete with various […]

Pages: 19 Words: 5651 Topics: Data, Ethnographic, Interview, Positivism, Qualitative Research, Quantitative Research, Research

Effects of Copyright on the Consumption Music

The aim of this dissertation is to understand the effects of copyright on the consumption and acquisition of music online. With a focus on ‘Feels Like Free’ services such as Spotify as well as illegal file sharing services, research into the copyright issues surrounding the debate present a picture of how music is being consumed […]

Pages: 19 Words: 5731 Topics: Copyright, Copyright Infringement, Digital Media, Ethnographic, Music Industry, Research

the New Religion Pop Culture

The New Religion: Pop Culture Aims and Objectives Summary The dissertation will explore and demonstrate the transformation and recreation of pop culture, with emphasis on current pop music and pop video. The way of life of society has transformed in time as a result of new beliefs, new ideas and new symbols. Any ‘religion’ stopped […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1464 Topics: Case Study, Epistemology, Ethnographic, Pop Culture, Research

Social Justice in India

An Inquiry into the Conditions of Social Justice in India [Note: 1. This study of justice concentrates on conditions of social justice in India and will not include general issues of criminal justice; the proposal refers mainly to social justice and popular ideas of justice, as linked to, but distinct from rights. 2. This proposal […]

Pages: 14 Words: 4144 Topics: Empowerment, Ethnographic, Gender, Justice, Research, Rights, Social Justice

Malinowski’s Participant-Observation in Modern Anthropology

Where does Malinowski’s conceptualization of participant-observation sit in the landscape of modern anthropological fieldwork? A primary objective of the modern ethnographer is to glean insights into the ways people relate to and interact with one another and the world around them. Through participant-observation, Malinowski (1922) offered a valuable tool with which to uncover these insights […]

Pages: 7 Words: 2150 Topics: Ethnographic, Participant Observation, Research, Research Methods

Summoned Identification and Religious Life in a Jewish Neighborhood

Iddo Tavory’s Summoned: identification and religious life in a Jewish neighborhood builds up on the understanding of readers regarding social life and interaction, culture, and mainly identity by studying one particular group- the Jewish orthodox living in the Beverly-La Brea, South east of Hollywood. It is an example of symbolic interactionist ethnography that express how […]

Pages: 4 Words: 1166 Topics: Epistemology, Ethnographic, Identity, Judaism, My Neighborhood, Observation, Qualitative Research, Research

in Venkatesh Memoir Gang

Sudhir Venkatesh, unlike his professors and classmates took the Chicago urban streets head on. Despite having a detailed map of areas to avoid by the university, this didn’t stop the curious mind Venkatesh of exploring the city streets of Chicago and talking to locals in the area. Venkatesh did state he had an interest in […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1593 Topics: Community, Confidentiality, Ethnographic, Gang Violence, Qualitative Research, Research

Nascar Auto Racing Organization

Introduction: Tires screeching, engines roaring, through the streets they drive as fast as they can to deliver their cargo. All seems well and escape is clear..But then suddenly sirens can be heard blaring in the distance, it’s the law! They’re in sight and within moments they hastily give chase! It’s chaos! Bullets fly every which […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1472 Topics: Ethnographic

are Tote Bags Really Good for the Environment?

In my Paper I will be talking about this piece of trash I found very interesting to observe and take notes. The object is a medium size tote like bag with dents and rips from the front part of the object to the sides of the object. This object has one hole in the left […]

Pages: 4 Words: 1171 Topics: Brand, Ethnographic, Retail, Shopping

Whakatane Work & Income Office

ETHNOGRAPHIC DESCRIPTION (What did you observe? What struck you as particularly interesting? What elements are you going to focus on?): This ethnographic description is an observation of Whakatane Work and Income office environment, I went about my research through a 50minute observation at the Work and Income office situated in Whakatane on Tuesday 27th November […]

Pages: 4 Words: 1234 Topics: Economy, Employment, Ethnographic, Poverty, Social Group, Welfare

Two People of Wal-Mart an Ethnography Experiment

In anthropology, culture is the full range of learned human behavior patterns. (O’Neil, 2006). In the United States, this culture could be defined as a massively multi-ethnic, materialistic consortium of merging cultures from around the world. Known as the melting pot the world over, America has the distinction of being a nation built from emigration. […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1607 Topics: Consumerism, Ethnographic, Family, Gender, Shopping, Socialization, United States

Questioning the Authenticity of an Ethnography that Lacks a Local Voice

Karen Tranberg Hansen’s goal for this article was to explore the social life of the second-hand clothing trade and figure out whether it was actually benefitting those for whom it is intended. By utilising reliable information, she creates a well written and supported article. However, a lack of local opinions gives the article a dispassionate […]

Pages: 3 Words: 855 Topics: Ethnographic

Black Church Culture and Community Action

According to The beginning Years of Grace Memorial Presbyterian Church article, there were a variety of churches that were not for black citizens to attend, but it is seen throughout history some churches started to be established by black folk(beginning 1). How did the establishment of the Grace Memorial Presbyterian Church influence areas such as […]

Pages: 3 Words: 1010 Topics: Citizenship, Ethnographic, Health Care, Slavery, United States

the Analytic Lenses of Ethnography

The ethnographic compositions of researchers Philippe Bourgois and Jeff Schonberg, authors of Righteous Dopefiend, and Matthew Desmond, author of Evicted, exemplify the way that qualitative research can radically help to understand major public health concerns. While the authors believe that ethnographic research is a powerful vehicle for understanding transcultural issues, especially among vulnerable populations, their […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1356 Topics: Ethnographic, Narration, Participant Observation, Qualitative Research, Research, Scientific Method

Ethnography Review: a Song of Longing an Ethiopian Journey

In the memoir A Song of Longing: An Ethiopian Journey by Kay Kaufman Shelemay, Shelemay describes her experiences of traveling to Ethiopia. As an American graduate student in 1973, she studied ethnomusicology and became interested in the music of the Falashas, a Jewish community located in Ethiopia with Israeli culture. To truly study the music, […]

Pages: 2 Words: 659 Topics: Ethnographic

my Interaction with Muslims

The contemporary world is composed of individuals from different cultures. Each culture is characterized by its unique set of beliefs, behaviors, language, diets, association, dressing, language, occupation, geographical location, among others. Though different cultures have different ways of doing things, the beliefs and norms of one culture should not affect those of another, as this […]

Pages: 7 Words: 2237 Topics: Ethnographic, Islam

Shane, the Lone Ethnographer : a Beginner’s Guide to Ethnography Book Review

Ethnography is the branch of anthropology that deals with the description of specific human cultures, using methods such as close observation and interviews (thefreedictionary.com). I honestly didn’t know what all was entailed in the field of ethnography or the life of a student studying it before reading this and found that it is a lot […]

Pages: 3 Words: 978 Topics: Book, Ethnographic

Contemporary Criminal Justice Systems Ethnographic-Observational Assignment

Prior to becoming a student at the University of Baltimore, I considered the surrounding neighborhood. I’ve never had the chance to really explore it though. Having the opportunity to observe the neighborhood outside of my normal routine has been an interesting experience. It was a gorgeous day in the City of Baltimore During my observation. […]

Pages: 3 Words: 892 Topics: Ethnographic

Western Apache Language and Culture

From what I read, I understood that the Apache people, just like most if not all societies, have an emphasis on using the past to teach future generations to moral lessons using stories, gossip and sagas passed down from ancestors. The Apache language is featured in all these methods of communication. Not only does this […]

Pages: 3 Words: 900 Topics: Communication, Ethnographic, Language, Wisdom

from the Spanish Inquisition to Now Ethnography of the Subculture of Catholicism in Spain

PREFACE Ever since I was a little girl I have been Catholic. From Catholic school as an elementary student, to attending Sunday School classes as I traversed through public high school, I can safely say I have experienced life as an American Catholic. A few months ago I had traveled to Spain as a graduation […]

Pages: 8 Words: 2264 Topics: Catholic, Christianity, Ethnographic, Spain

Grounded Theory and Ethnography Approach

Introduction Qualitative research is a method to gather non-numerical data. It is usually used to discover trends in views, opinions and try to further investigate into the problems. There is no one qualitative method, but five different approaches including research and methods from multiple fields, especially academic field. The objective of this paper is to […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1474 Topics: Epistemology, Ethnographic, Justification, Qualitative Research, Research, Research Methods, Scientific Method

Social Anthropology and Politics

Ethnography is a form of anthropology in which an ethnographer studies the customs and behaviors to describe a group or culture. Ethnographers can study anything ranging from a small exotic land to a classroom anywhere in the world. (Fetterman 1998, 1). What it means, precisely, to behave ethically and in a matter that is politically […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1501 Topics: Ethnographic, Research

Ethnography, Melodrama, Multiculturalism: Atanarjuat – the Fast Runner

This film begins with the story of Atanarjuat, or the Fast Runner who is in love with Atuat who happens to be promised in marriage to the son of the leader of the Inuit group, Oki. To win Atuat, Atanarjuat must fight for her hand in marriage against Oki. After fighting Oki in a fist […]

Pages: 2 Words: 452 Topics: Ethnographic

the History and Importance of Decolonizing Native American Ethnography

Ranco, Darren J. Toward a Native Anthropology: Hermeneutics, Hunting Stories, and Theorizing from Within. Wica Saw Review 21, no. 2 (Autumn, 2006): 61-78. University Minnesota Press. Darren Ranco is currently an Associate Professor of Anthropology and Coordinator of Native American Research at the University of Maine. In his essay; Toward a Native Anthropology: Hermeneutics, Hunting […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1530 Topics: Critical Theory, Ethnographic

Women’s Refugee Commission: an Ethnography of an Immigrant Organization

BACKGROUND INFORMATION: A refugee is a displaced individual, who could be either internally displaced, or has been forcefully displaced. According to the United States department, prospective refugees are referred for resettlement to the United States by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), or the U.S. Embassy. They are referred to what’s called the […]

Pages: 7 Words: 2131 Topics: Ethnographic
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