participant observation

Introduction to ‘Life Lessons’

Katy’s Blog #2 My recent work with CEDAR has led me to participate and observe a fantastic group of young people following them on a journey into a new realm exploring and learning about a somewhat taboo, alternative and dare I say it ‘scary’ topic of death and dying. Adults may shy away from broaching this subject and some may think young people ought not even be thinking or speaking about a such topic – and yet every day young…

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Introducing Katy’s Blog

Written by Kathryn Walker Hi my name is Kathryn (Katy), and I am a Social Anthropologist. My practice encompasses observing and learning about the world in which we live. Through participating in the lives of other people I record the many facets of human diversity, explore the social and cultural customs and different ways of life and through field work and in-depth description compare, analyse and test theories that aim to understand human nature. Out of a fascination with life…

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CEDAR  Education
CEDAR  Education  is  dedicated  to  teaching everyone  how  to  understand,  accept  and  respond to  death,  dying  and  loss  in  healthy  and appropriate  ways  with  clients,  patients,  students, and  in  personal  relationships.
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