phenomenologyWhat is the differences between ethnoscience and ethnomethodology?

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litteacher8 eNotes educator| Certified Educator
Honestly, this type of research is very difficult to do. Some say it is not even really possible. True phenomenology requires complete objectivity and long term immersion in a culture. The two are usually not possible together. It is hard for a person to get that close and not become close to the people. You lose objectivity. It's also not easy to stay long enough to really expose the culture.
lrwilliams eNotes educator| Certified Educator

The term ethnomethology was coined by Garfinkel in the late 60's. He used to this term to describe his "study of people's methods" used to classify things. It is closely related to ethnoscience which is defined as the study of a culture's system of classifying knowledge.

swimma-logan | Student

Ethnomethedology the approach one takes to studying ethnoscience