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Geertz – 1973 – Thick Description: Toward an interpretive theory of cultures

Summary: Explanation of “thick description” as a detailed, contextualized, and interpretative approach to ethnographic study that provides 1) the grist necessary to understand the meaning people place on actions, symbols, artifacts, etc., and 2) a systematic process useful for cultural theory building.

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Annotated paper: Geertz – 1973 – Thick Description_ Toward an interpretive theory of cultures

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