Accidental communities: Chance operations in urban life and field research

  • Matthew Rosen
  • Ethnography, August 2017, SAGE Publications
  • DOI: 10.1177/1466138117727553

What is it about?

How do communities of strangers form in cities? How do urban anthropologists select the communities they study? This article examines the role that chance plays in these two related processes, while discussing the implications of broader social, historical, and economic factors.

Why is it important?

This article examines the role that chance plays in both community formation and ethnographic research in cities.

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