Accidental Ethnography: An Inquiry into Family Secrecy by Christopher N Poulos

By Christopher N Poulos

each one relations has its secrets and techniques, ones that form relatives communique and relationships in a fashion more often than not unknown to the outsider and sometimes the kin itself. Autoethnographers, scholars of those relationships, confront many silences of their makes an attempt to appreciate those social worlds. it is usually the unintended slip, the spontaneous dialogue, the offhanded remark that opens this terrain of secrets and techniques to the conscientious storyteller. unintentional Ethnography delves into this shadowy international of soreness and loss within the hopes of discovering efficient, moral avenues for remodeling the key lives of households into strong narratives of wish. It merges autoethnographic process with the healing strength of storytelling to heal relatives wounds. Poulos’s lyrical textual content will entice these in ethnography, interpersonal conversation, and relatives relationships alike.

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