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Author Kariippanon, Kishan, author

Title Engagement and Qualitative Interviewing : an ethnographic study of the use of social media and mobile phones among remote indigenous youth / Kishan Kariippanon, Kate Senior
Published London : SAGE Publications Ltd, 2017
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Series SAGE Research Methods. Cases
SAGE Research Methods. Cases
Summary In 2012, Kishan Kariippanon began an ethnographic study on the use of social media and mobile phones by Indigenous youth practicing traditional culture in a remote community in Northern Australia. A prepaid mobile phone service is available in most Northern Territory remote Indigenous communities. This case study provides an account of the vital practical steps for engagement and conducting qualitative interviewing in an Indigenous community where traditional structure of kinship and communications is practiced. The case sheds light on the particular challenge of gaining trust and building an authentic relationship with individuals and the community as part of the engagement process and culturally appropriate interviewing technique
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Aboriginal Australians and mass media.
Indigenous youth -- Australia -- North Australia -- Communication -- Case studies.
Internet and indigenous peoples -- Australia -- North Australia -- Case studies.
Mobile communication systems -- Social aspects -- Australia -- North Australia -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Senior, Kate, author
ISBN 1473994845
9781473994843 (ebook)