Danger in the Field
Ethics and Risk in Social Research
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Danger in the Field by Stephanie Linkogle
Book DescriptionThe nature of qualitative inquiry means that researchers constantly have to deal with the unexpected, and all too often this means coping with the presence of danger or risk. This innovative and lively analysis of danger in various qualitative research settings is drawn from researchers' reflexive accounts of their own encounters with 'danger'. An original take on the ever-popular topic of the ethics of research, this pioneering book expands the common sense use of the term to encompass not just physical danger, but emotional, ethical and professional danger too, with the authors paying special attention to the gendered forms of danger implicit in the research process. From the physical danger of researching the night club 'bouncer' scene to the ethical dangers of participant observation in an old people's home, these international contributions provide researchers and students with thought provoking insights into the importance of a well chosen research design.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415193221
(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Aug-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This book is an analysis of the 'danger' involved in various qualitative research settings. A variety of different contributions are considered providing researchers and students with insights into the potential pitfalls of research.
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