The Marginal Changes of Occupation Pattern, Education, Health and Social Behaviour: An Ethnographic Insight in the Age of Coronavirus Disease-2019.
The present paper sheds light on the status quo of ethnographic inquiry during the coronavirus disease-2019 pandemic. The ethnographic data include, through the lenses of smartphones, media coverage, newspapers, and field observations.
According to social anthropology, these equipments regarded as the ultimate essential technological devices for investigating human behaviour in a pandemic situation. The present study examines who have changed their occupations and how they have willingly accepted a new lifestyle.
In addition, the paper illustrates several changes in daily language, changes in the education system and sector, and changes in kinship behaviour and pattern during the pandemic. The fundamental purpose of the present study is to enlighten smart ethnography research and its correlation with the concept of visual anthropology. Nevertheless, in this present paper, it would not desire to enlighten on this matter. Instead, in this study, it has tried to write the human behaviour pattern that has existed at this moment.
Anthropology is interested in searching for how those people who shifted their occupational pattern to another occupation and how they have willingly accepted the new style of life. The present paper says that the investigation of social anthropology is very much crucial in studying current society. It will be an excellent success for social anthropologists who have dedicated their lives to collecting data from people.
The qualitative research methods comprised long transect walks, visual ethnography, structured questionnaire survey, and group discussion. Visual Anthropology is a unique tool for contemporary qualitative research. Instead, in this study, It has tried to write the human behaviour pattern that has existed at this moment.
Anthropol Open J. 2022; 5(2): 52-56. doi: 10.17140/ANTPOJ-5-131