Appendix A: The Extended Case Method and Global Ethnography

  • Logan D. A. WilliamsEmail author


This chapter outlines the methods used to conduct a feminist postcolonial ethnography of community ophthalmology organizations. Burawoy’s extended case method/global ethnography has key features which are introduced, along with the research paradigm for the project. Site selection is elaborated; additionally, interlocutor selection and sample demographics are briefly reviewed. The creation of ethnographic field notes for various observations is carefully delineated. Archival research in three locations and online is summarized. The process of data analysis which is iterative, inductive, deductive, and abductive is also described.


Extended Case Method (ECM) Global Ethnography Community Ophthalmology Burawoy Site Narratives 
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  1. 1.Logan Williams Consultancy Services, LLCCumberlandUSA

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