Ethnographic Content Analysis (Definition)

Ethnographic Content Analysis (ECA)….Some Examples:

David L. Altheide, "Ethnographic Content Analysis." Qualitative Sociology, 1987, 10: 65-77.


________,Qualitative Media Analysis. Newbury Park, CA: Sage. 1996. (Translated into Italian by Luigi Spedicato, Analisi Qualitativa Dei Media, Rubbatino Press, 2000.)


_______,Creating Fear:News and the Construction of Crisis. Hawthorne, NY: Aldine de Gruyter, 2002.


_______,“Identity and the Definition of the Situation in a Mass Mediated Context.” Symbolic Interaction. 2000: 23 (1):1-27.


ญญญ_______,Fear in the News:A Discourse of Control” (with R. Sam Michalowski). The Sociological Quarterly. 1999: 40 (3): 475-503.


_______, "Gonzo Justice." Symbolic Interaction. 1992, 15 (1): 69-86.


David L. Altheide with Barbara Gray, Roy Janisch, Lindsey Korbin, Ray Maratea, Debra Neill, Joseph Reaves, Felicia Van Deman. “News Constructions of Fear and Victim: An Exploration Through Triangulated Qualitative Document Analysis.” Qualitative Inquiry. 2001, 7 (3): 304-322.


Eyres, John and David L. Altheide. News Themes and Ethnic Identity: Los Angeles Times News Reports of Vietnamese, Black and Hispanic Gangs,” James Holstein and Gale Miller (eds.), Perspectives on Social Problems Stamford, CT: JAI Press. 1999. Vol. 11: 85-104.


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