This book is a synoptic survey of fifty years of ethnography in formal and informal educational settings. Uniquely, it pulls together the core findings from both the anthropology and the sociology of education, drawing on international research to explore a range of themes, from movement and mobilities to the body, identity, time and space.

One Page of Notes and No Hypotheses: The Spyglass of Anthropology

One Page of Notes and No Hypotheses: The Spyglass of Anthropology

One page of notes and no hypotheses: The spyglass of anthropology

I sat next to Heather at a girls’ basketball game one evening. She was sitting in the bleachers with the rest of her prep friends front and center, cheering on the team, many of whom were part of their peer group. She kept glancing at the corner of the gym where several adults were standing… I asked her if she was expecting someone, and she whispered ‘My dad said he might stop by and check the score. I hope he doesn't’. (Bettie, 2003: 149)

Before I went to Marswick Comprehensive in 1996 I was told by my teacher that they did not say prayers ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles