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community’s assets, and strengthen current and future community based projects, activities, and proposals,” (Kretzmann & McKnight, 2005, p. 1). This document provides various worksheets for analyzing the communication...
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VTR #4: BISHOP DESMOND TUTU
TUTU: We also have something in our African culture
we call Ubuntu. Ubuntu, the essence of being human
and that to forgive is not just being altruistic but it is the
best form of self
VTR #5 : BILL CLINTON...
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2006, para. 9). The key word here is observable. Many practitioners overlook the fact that all aspects of a community are observable. And that they can refer back to humanities’ original roots in anthropology to gain a better...
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* D JOLLEY: When a human being reaches out, and
honestly shows respect and dignity for another, he
effectively becomes more human, and strengthens not
only himself but also other, the family, and community,
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practitioner, on paper, what a community’s list of favorite values are, but by observing the people interacting with one another and the organization itself will reveal how they act out and act upon those values. It will...
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VTR #8: GENOCIDE VIDEO C. JOLLEY: History has taught us that Ubuntu depletes
by industrialization and urbanization, and these factors
do not heed human needs but rolls forth to trample the
sensitivities of human beings.
VTR #8A: BLACK...
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2005, p. 11). So, in conducting this type of study, one of the first things that researchers need to understand is that, “ethnography is not one research approach, but is a qualitative research paradigm that encompasses a...
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accurate characterization of behavior than what the respondent likely would have reported.
Ethnographic research then begins at a holistic level where information is recorded on the environmental context of the situation as...
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must be able to provide “concrete strategic and tactical recommendations,” (Durante & Feehan, 2005, p. 13). The empirical world consists of
“the minute by minute, day to day social life of individuals as they interact...
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resisted they beat her with their clubs. Her ‗doek‘
(headscarf) fell off her head—they beat her some more.
They threw her in the back of the police van and
speedily drove away. For a few moments I was frozen
by the horrific sight...
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the second wife), she said, I don’t even know you anymore. She perceived that I had changed so much because of that new relationship that she didn’t recognize me as the same person that we had grown together in our...
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Overall ethnography allows a practitioner to learn enough about a community’s culture to understand those processual matters, not products. In other words, the practitioner learns about the community’s thought process,...
Fri. May 19, 1899: Ther. 7 am cold’., 10 am. warm’., Wea. it blows hard., clouds running east. squally in afternoon. Jake & I built a small correll in the willow patch in lower field. Saturday 20: Ther. coolº., Wea. more wind. We plowed and...
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In an attempt to isolate and reveal variance among separate cultures, researchers have identified numerous dimensions of cultures. Hall (1976) introduced the continuum structure for understanding dimensions,...
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to handle the things that bother them about another person. Sister-wives do not always get along; when this happens, each woman must evaluate her own needs and work out the issues. Much like interviewee #13, Interviewee #4...
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experiences like “argument” or “the mind,” structural metaphors emerge as the format for
how we understand these ideas. Structural metaphors “allow us…to use one highly
structured and clearly delineated concept to...
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A managerial approach to studying cultures comes from the work of Laurent (1983) and Victor (1992). Laurent identified four dimensions or parameters, as he refers to them: perception of organizations as political systems,...
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analyzed. These dimensions include communication styles, authority associations, unity within the group, community roles, loyalty to the organization, relationship to the environment, and placement of values.
The model was...
with shutters to the windows, so that class work requiring darkness may be carried on during the daytime.
Collections are being made of Indian relics, minerals, plants and animals. The design is to build up a museum that...