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Ethnography and video: Researching women in China's floating population

Jacka, T. and Petkovic, J. (1998) Ethnography and video: Researching women in China's floating population. Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific (1).

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In this paper we wish to explore the possibilities of using video in ethnographic research, and of video and other image-based media as a format for the presentation of research findings. We will be sharing with you some of the ideas and questions that emerged during and after fieldwork in China in 1995, in which video played a central role. Originally, this paper was presented at a seminar, in conjunction with slides and video excerpts. Here, we have included seven video clips, which can be accessed by clicking on the framed photos. We have also experimented with a combination of the written word and photographs.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Media, Communication and Culture
Publisher: Gender and Cultural Studies, School of Culture, History and Language, College of Asia and the Pacific, The Australian National University.
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