Ethnography at the Edge: Crime, Deviance, and Field Research

Front Cover
Jeff Ferrell, Mark S. Hamm
UPNE, 1998 - Social Science - 309 pages
0 Reviews
The candid, first-person accounts of their experiences, especially in illegal, immoral, and dangerous situations, reveal the horrors, perils, and joys of ethnographic research. The methodological, theoretical, and political implications of field work are also thoroughly discussed. Describing their deep involvement with such diverse groups as skinheads, phone sex workers, drug dealers, graffiti artists, and the homeless, many of the authors confess to their own episodes of illegal drug use, drunk driving, weapons violations, assault at gunpoint, obstruction of justice, and arrest while engaged in ethnographic studies.

Although field research is seldom safe, convenient, or above professional criticism, this volume demonstrates that it is vital for providing a fuller understanding of deviant and criminal populations.
  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Related books

Contents

Ethnographers Pimps and the Company Store
45
Shattered Lives and Shelter Lies?
65
PoliticalPersonal Dilemmas
108
References
273
Bruce A Arrigo
301
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

References from web pages

JSTOR: Ethnography at the Edge: Crime, Deviance, and Field Research
Ethnography at the Edge: Crime, Deviance, and Field Research, edited byjeff Ferrell and Mark S. Hamm. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1998. 309 pp. ...
links.jstor.org/ sici?sici=0094-3061(199905)28%3A3%3C363%3AEATECD%3E2.0.CO%3B2-R

Ethnography at the edge : crime, deviance, and field research ...
Ethnography at the edge : crime, deviance, and field research. By: Jeff Ferrell; Mark S Hamm. Type: English : Book : Non-fiction ...
worldcat.org/ isbn/ 155553340X

Ethnography at the Edge: Crime, Deviance, and Field Research ...
Institution: Google Indexer Sign In as Personal Subscriber · Oxford Journals · Law & Social Sciences · British Journal of Criminology · Volume 41, Number 1 ...
bjc.oxfordjournals.org/ cgi/ reprint/ 41/ 1/ 210

Jeff Ferrell & Mark S. Hamm, eds., Ethnography at the Edge. Crime ...
Yves Lacascade, Jeff Ferrell & Mark S. Hamm, eds., Ethnography at the Edge. Crime, Deviance, and Field Research. Boston, Northeastern University Press, ...
lhomme.revues.org/ document6554.html

Graduate Journal of Social Science
your bookbag has 0 items. home · search · search history · archive · help · feedback. Helen M. Wells: Is there a place for covert research methods in ...
dpc.uba.uva.nl/ cgi/ t/ text/ text-idx?c=gjss;sid=5576bf33d47ae8a72d6652edbc77231b;idno=m0101a02;view=text;rgn=div1;cc=g...

Back to the 'old school': bicycle messengers, employment and ...
Anatomy of Research Deviance in Homeless Programming and Policy’, in J. Ferrell and sj Hamm (eds) Ethnography at the Edge: Crime Deviance and Field Research ...
qrj.sagepub.com/ cgi/ content/ refs/ 6/ 2/ 187

Indiana State University: Mark S. Hamm, Ph.D.
Ethnography at the Edge: Crime, Deviance, and Field Research. Foreword by Patricia A. Adler and Peter Adler. Boston: Northeastern University Press, ...
www1.indstate.edu/ ccj/ facultystaff/ hamm.html

Document Title: Criminological Ethnography: Risks, Dilemmas and ...
Ethnography at the Edge: Crime, Deviance and Field Research, Boston: Northeastern University. Press. Bakan, D. (1996). 'Some Reflections about Narrative ...
www.ncjrs.gov/ pdffiles1/ nij/ Mesko/ 208043.pdf

WHAT IS CULTURAL ABOUT CULTURAL CRIMINOLOGY?
M. (1998), Ethnography at the Edge: Crime, Deviance and Field Research. Boston: Northeastern University Press. F. ERRELL. , J. and W. EBSDALE ...
papers.ssrn.com/ sol3/ Delivery.cfm/ azi045.pdf?abstractid=905671& mirid=1

DANGER AND DISORDER: AN ANTHROPOLOGY OF CRIME
Ethnography at the Edge: Crime, Deviance and Field Research. Boston: Northeastern University Press. Pages 20-42 (38). Fleisher, Mark S. 1998. ...
www-personal.umich.edu/ ~emoodie/ Danger298.html

About the author (1998)

JEFF FERRELL is Professor of Criminal Justice at Northern Arizona University. He is the author of Crimes of Style: Urban Graffiti and the Politics of Criminality and co-editor (with Clinton R. Sanders) of Cultural Criminology, both published by Northeastern University Press. MARK S. HAMM is Professor of Criminology at Indiana State University. He is the author of The Abandoned Ones: The Imprisonment and Uprising of the Mariel Boat People and Apocalypse in Oklahoma: Waco and Ruby Ridge Revenged, also published by Northeastern University Press.

Bibliographic information