A Temporary Enclosed Community: A Naval Ship on Deployment

Prof. O. Susan Frusher,
Dr. Marilyn Watt
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This paper is a description of a distinctive type of community, a naval warship while on deployment. The research is a result of participant observation on the part of the field researcher who integrated and immersed with the crew of a ship while on deployment. The major objective was to describe the unique, closed professional environment of a modern warship and the people who comprise its environment.

Keywords: Descriptive Research, Temporary Enclosed Community of a Naval Ship
Stream: Anthropology, Archaeology, Cultural Studies, Humanities
Presentation Type: Paper Presentation in English
Paper: Temporary Enclosed Community, A

Prof. O. Susan Frusher

Professor of Education, Educational Foundations and Leadership, Northeastern State University
Tahlequah, Oklahoma, USA

Dr. Marilyn Watt

Associate Professor Emeritus, Educational Foundations and Leadership, Northeastern State University
Tahlequah, OK, USA

Ref: I07P0336