Titolo: Feminist Community Research: Case Studies ...
Casa editrice: UBC Press
Condizione libro: Very Good
0774820853 Crisp, clean, unread hardcover with light shelfwear to the boards, no dust jacket as issued with a publisher's mark to one edge - Nice!. Codice inventario libreria Z0774820853Z2
Riassunto: Grounded as they are in fieldwork, the interdisciplinary case studies in this volume acknowledge the real methodological and ethical issues that researchers can encounter as they negotiate contested research relationships. The authors discuss the strategies -- successful and unsuccessful -- that they have employed to overcome these challenges. The authors' collective experiences working with diverse groups, from immigrant and Aboriginal women in Vancouver to poverty-reduction practitioners in Vietnam, reveal that truly equitable research projects require that we question core concepts and address crucial issues such as the promises and limits of reflexivity; the politics of place, time, and resources; ethical dilemmas and emotional responses; and the way issues of social justice, policy, and social change are embedded in research."--pub. desc.
Feminist community research is a collaborative methodology that holds the promise of building a more just society. But in the absence of critical analysis and responsible use of power, the approach can lead to naive or harmful practices. This interdisciplinary volume acknowledges the challenges that researchers can encounter, and discusses strategies that have been employed to overcome them. By sharing collective wisdom gained from research among diverse groups - from immigrant and Aboriginal women in Vancouver to poverty-reduction practitioners in Vietnam - his book will help researchers and government agencies build better bridges between research institutions and communities.
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