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Ethnography and Experimentation

Partners in Legal Research
  • William M. O’barr
  • E. Allan Lind
Part of the Perspectives in Law & Psychology book series (PILP, volume 2)

Abstract

Ethnography and experimentation are uncommon partners in research. Social scientists trained in one of these methodological approaches seldom have significant facility with or appreciation of the other. We argue in this chapter that the combination of anthropological and social psychological approaches has enhanced our ability to study certain questions of interest to both disciplines.

Keywords

Criminal Trial Social Psychological Theory Narrative Style Speech Style Social Attribution 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • William M. O’barr
    • 1
  • E. Allan Lind
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of AnthropologyDuke UniversityDurhamUSA
  2. 2.Federal Judicial CenterUSA

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