Methodologies

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Interviews 

'The locus of study is not the object of study. Anthropologists don't study villages (tribes, towns, neighborhoods . . . ); they study in villages' (Geertz, 1997[1973], p.22). 

Anthropologists also study the people within these villages, or in the case of this project, the fishmongers and customers. Interviews are a great way to gain insight from the perspective of the participant. To further curb any bias that I have through my participant observation, I chose to interview two of the fishmongers and one of the customers. 

These interviews were very loosely structured and done during breaks - the photo on the right is Billy on his lunch break when he kindly let me interview him - so that participants were relaxed and could comfortably answer any questions.