The 6th Annual Ethnography Symposium Papers

The 6th Annual Joint University of Liverpool Management School and Keele University Institute for Public Policy and Management Symposium on Current  Developments in Ethnographic Research in the Social and Management Sciences. 

In Association with the Journal Ethnography, and Cardiff Business School’s Employment Research Unit 

Ethnography: Theory, Form and Practice 

Venue: Cardiff Business School 
Cardiff, UK 

5th – 7 th
September 2011


Allison, Elaine & Lawless, Aileen. Exploring the relationship between autoethnographic research and critical action learning.

Armstrong, Peter.Discourse Discourse, Ethnography and Essentialism

Bassetti, Chiara. Making (new) things together. Everyday collaborative improvisation and the role of ethnography.

Cowan, Dr Jim. A story of the UK public services over the last 35 years: Social poetics as ethnography?

De Rond, Mark. Countertransference and the Role of Dreams in Organizational Ethnography

Ellson, Tony. A Tale of Everyday Business Folk: the role of culture and personality in the practice and study of business management.

Fontefrancesco, Michele F. Ethnography of a Crisis: See the world through the lens of a economic downturn -Valenza, Italy 2008-2010.

Fragniere, Emmanuel & Marshall, Sitten. Ethnomethodology for Service Design Experiments: Involving Students in Knowledge Creation.

Gastelaars, Marja. Contextualization as a practice. Middle managers in the public domain

Gélédan, Fabien. Listening like a state. An ethnographic contribution to the study of the self-critical state. 

Gohar, Madiha. Women Enterprise’s Growth in Household Institutional context: The Case of Women Entrepreneurs in Peshawar, Pakistan`.

Hammersley, Geraldine Dr., Geraldine Dr. Invisible & Inaudible – Researching Second-Generation Irish Experiences in the British Labour Market 


Jarvis, Clarke & Knights. Losing My Religion? Risks and Rewards in an At-Home Ethnography.

Kamsteeg and Wels. Traveling ideas: about equality and power play around ‘diversity’ at North West University (NWU), South Africa.

Ladner and Nocker. The emergence of a new organisational identity within integrated public service delivery: a case study of the identity construction of ‘The Children’s Workforce’ within a Local Authority.

Lake, Sarah. Incorporating participant objectivation: a nurse’s ethnography of the practices of nursing.

Levay, Charlotta. The elephant in the room Obesity and organization as an object of inquiry

Mahadevan, Prof Jasmin. Utilizing embodied emotions in ethnographic research.

Manzoor & Nocker. Emotions in the Governance Process: the Case of Boards in NHS Foundation Trusts (FTs)


Molnar. From Homo Faber to Homo Ludens: Doing Serious Leisure in Paragliding.

Page, Kelly L. ‘Always in the Field’.

Pearson, Geoff. An Ethnography of Football Fans: The Impact of Technology upon Carnival fan sub-cultures. 

Ramanath & Fox. Curry in Surrey: Living with ‘my’ people. A Study of Migrant Communities of Practice in a British Bank.

Roberts et al. The use-value of self-ethnographic research: insider-researcher, supervisor and external examiner perspectives.

Russell & Brannan. “Deregulation is so nineteen eighties, we’re into ‘better regulation’ now”: Consequences of self-regulation through enterprise in the Passive Fire Protection industry.

Shaw. The researcher’s trajectory of transient identities while completing research and field work.

Stewart, Alex. Embodying the fight game: Confessional notes on being a ‘boxing insider’.

Strudwick et al. The challenges of carrying out an ethnographic study within my own profession of diagnostic radiography.

Tsai, Kim. “Researching refugees with an Affective and Self-Reflexive i”

Whittle, Andrea et al. Interest-Talk as Access-Talk: How Interests are Displayed, Made

and Down-played in Ethnography.