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Toy Store Ethnography Assignment
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Kanieski, Mary Ann. 2010. “Toy Store Ethnography Assignment”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


The purpose of this assignment is to develop your observation skills in preparation for a future assignment on observing children in a natural setting. In doing ethnography, you must learn to take the ordinary and see it as unusual.

The assignment: Visit a toy store.

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Aging/Social Gerontology
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