Published on a four-monthly basis, Etnografia e ricerca qualitativa (Ethnography and Qualitative Research) is a peer-review journal that hosts high-quality, original ethnographic and qualitative research, combining careful empirical observation with sound theoretical reflection. The journal covers traditional areas of ethnographic inquiry, such as urban ethnography, deviance, work and occupational communities, immigration and ethnic relations, but also promotes the ethnographic analysis of scientific practices and knowledge, information and surveillance systems, religion, politics, the media, sport and the arts. ERQ is not committed to any specific theoretical approach, and is open to papers influenced by different theoretical traditions, provided they are based on accurate field research. It is published in Italian, but the web version is bilingual (Italian/English). Some articles are also published in French.
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Editorial board Giolo Fele (direttore responsabile) Andrea Mubi Brighenti, Domenico Perrotta, Isacco Turina Editorial staff Chiara Bassetti, Alessandro Dal Lago, Pier Paolo Giglioli, Gianmarco Navarini, Stefania Palmisano, Federico Rahola (recensioni) Editors Giorgia Aiello, Marco Aime, Bruno Cartosio, Margherita Ciacci, Franco Crespi, Fabio Dovigo, Silvia Fargion, Pina Lalli, Salvatore La Mendola, Marcello Maneri, Marco Marzano, Vincenzo Matera, Raffaele Rauty, Bruno Riccio, Emilio Santoro, Antonia Trasforini, Cristina Zucchermagli International scientific board Peter Bearman, Howard Becker, Giuseppe Bonazzi, Philippe Bourgois, Alain Coulon, William Corsaro, Barbara Czarniawska, Alessandro Duranti, Carolyn Ellis, Paolo Fabbri, Gary Alan Fine, Jaber Gubrium, Christian Heath, Jack Katz, Lorenza Mondada, Mariella Pandolfi, Anne Rawls, Loïc Wacquant, Robin Wagner-Pacifici, Yves Winkin.
Rights and authorizations. Authors having a contribution accepted for publication must fill and sign this letter of authorization. The letter must be returned to the Journal. If the letter is not returned, the contribution may be precluded its being published. Policies regarding re-use of articles can be found also onSherpa/Romeo.
The journal is indexed by International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS), Sociological Abstracts, JournalSeek, Catalogo italiano dei periodici (ACNP), Google Scholar.
The journal is rated "A", by the Italian academic research evaluation agency (Anvur), for the following scientific areas: 14 c1 (Sociologia generale, giuridica e politica), 14c2 (Sociologia dei processi culturali e comunicativi) e 14d1 (Sociologia dei processi economici, del lavoro, dell'ambiente e del territorio).