Emotional and Ethical Challenges for Field Research in Africa

Written By S. Thomson
Emotional and Ethical Challenges for Field Research in Africa
  • Publsiher : Springer
  • Release : 13 November 2012
  • ISBN : 113726375X
  • Pages : 169 pages
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Emotional and Ethical Challenges for Field Research in Africa

Emotional and Ethical Challenges for Field Research in Africa
  • Author : S. Thomson,A. Ansoms,J. Murison
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2012-11-13
  • Total pages : 169
  • ISBN : 113726375X
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Summary : Academic literature rarely gives an account of the ethical challenges and emotional pitfalls the researcher is confronted with before, during and after being in the field. Giving personal accounts, the authors explore some of the challenges one can face when engaging in local-level research in difficult situations....

Emotional and Ethical Challenges for Field Research in Africa

Emotional and Ethical Challenges for Field Research in Africa
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  • Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2012-11-13
  • Total pages : 169
  • ISBN : 113726375X
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-08-29
  • Total pages : 217
  • ISBN : 113726375X
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-03-26
  • Total pages : 290
  • ISBN : 113726375X
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  • Publisher : Springer
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  • ISBN : 113726375X
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-11-30
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 113726375X
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  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
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  • Total pages : 296
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  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-03-19
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 113726375X
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  • ISBN : 113726375X
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  • Total pages : 472
  • ISBN : 113726375X
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-09-07
  • Total pages : 226
  • ISBN : 113726375X
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Summary : Across Africa, digital media are providing scholars with a reason and opportunity for revisiting the question, and the analytical lens, of publics with new vigour and less normative baggage. This book brings together a rich set of empirically grounded analyses of the diverse digital spaces and networks of communication springing ...

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  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 113726375X
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