Bias in the Biography: Bias and Subjectivity in Ethnographic Research

Publisher: Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 18 (2)
Page Numbers: 43-52

This article is concerned with bias and subjectivity in ethnographic research. Since the research in ethnography cannot eliminate biographical determinants, the makeup of the researcher is critical to the quality of the work done. Looking at a number of factors that determine bias, the article suggests ways to move this "bias in biography" toward a new era in anthropology and education.