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Description - Researching the Margins by Marian Pitts

Social researchers are increasingly aware of their obligations to the 'hard to reach' communities they research. This book identifies the issues associated with researching these communities and offers both conceptual analyses and practical suggestions. The contributors are members of ARCSHS staff or drawn from the affected communities themselves.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403918116
ISBN-10: 1403918112
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 12-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Marian Pitts

COLETTE BROWNING is Professor of Healthy Ageing, Monash Institute of Health Services Research, Monash University, Australia PETER CANAVAN is the HIV Living Program Coordinator for the National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS (NAPWA), Australia SUE DYSON is a Research Fellow and doctoral student, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, Australia JEFFREY GRIERSON is a Senior Research Fellow, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, Australia LYNNE HILLIER is a Senior Research Fellow at ARCSHS and the recipient of a Vic Health Public Health Fellowship, Australia PHILOMENA HORSLEY is currently undertaking a PHD at the University of Melbourne, Australia MICHAEL HURLEY is a Senior Research Fellow and Postgraduate Co-ordinator at ARCSHS, Australia KELLEY JOHNSON is a Marie Curie Fellow, National Institute for Intellectual Disability, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland ANNIE MADDEN is the Executive Officer of AIVL, The Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League, Australia SHELLEY MALLETT is an Anthropologist and works at the Key Centre for Women's Health in Society, University of Melbourne, Australia ANNE MITCHELL is Manager of the Community Liaison and Education Unit, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, Australia MARY O'BRIEN is an ARC Postdoctoral Fellow, Youth Research Centre, Faculty of Education, University of Melbourne, Australia and is currently Chief Investigator on an ARC funded study SUSAN QUINE works in public health education and research at the University of Sydney, Australia MARK SAUNDERS works in the Community Liaison and Education Unit at ARCSHS, Australia RANNVEIG TRAUSTADOTTIR is a Professor and Director of the Centre for Disability Studies, Faculty of Social Science, University of Iceland, Iceland JON WILLIS is a Lecturer in Indigenous Health, University of Queensland and as a Research Fellow at ARCSHS, Australia

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