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The Politics of Fieldwork: Research in an American Concentration Camp

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September 2000

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

When Japanese Americans were incarcerated by the federal government during World War II, Japanese American field assistants were sent to conduct ethnographic research within the camps. This book examines the experience of Tamie Tsuchiyama, a doctoral student assigned to the Colorado River Relocation Center at Poston, Arizona. Drawing from her personal letters, fieldnotes, reports, and interviews, Lane Hirabayashi reconstructs the daily life, fieldwork methodology, and politics of residents and researchers at the camp and reveals the pressures that led to Tsuchiyama's resignation, in protest, from the project.

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Lane Ryo Hirabayashi, an anthropologist, is the George and Sakaye Aratani Professor of the Japanese American Internment, Redress & Community and chair of the Department of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.
EAN: 9780816521463
ISBN: 0816521468
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF ARIZONA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2000
Seitenanzahl: 219 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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