one contribution made by combinative ethnography is its capacity to explain to readers the skills for acting with which they themselves are unfamiliar as objects of reflection.
(Baszanger & Dodier, 2004, p27)
Ethnographic research is participant observation.
(McLeod, 2001,p64)Ethnographic material can also be highly sensitive and personal.
(MacLeod, 2001, p65)They key research strategy in ethnography is the willingness of the researcher to spend long periods of time 'in the field', and the main criterion for success is the openness of the researcher to learning from this period of cultural immersion.
(MacLeod, 2001, p65)