Max Weber uses a great German noun Stimmvieh to describe unthinking voting behavior. Literally translated into English, it means “voting cow,” or “voting livestock” which Weber wrote in 1918 or so. At the time, he had this love-hate relationship with the United States, so two of his illustrative examples of "voting cows" … Continue reading Something from Max Weber to Think About as Americans Consider Trump and Clinton When they Vote
This is a 2012 article about “What Makes Something Ethnographic?” by Carole McGranahan at SavageMinds.com. Somehow it popped up on my Facebook feed this morning. I read it, and recommend the thoughtful musing about the definition of ethnography. It reminds that as the editor of a website called ethnography.com I should be thinking and writing … Continue reading “What Makes Something Ethnographic?!” It’s a Good Question to be Asking!