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Understanding global development research : fieldwork issues, experiences and reflections

Author: Gordon Crawford; Lena J Kruckenberg; Nicholas Loubere; Rosemary Morgan, (Scientist)
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2017.
Series: SAGE Research Methods Books & Reference.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Built around interviews and personal field notes of authorities and researchers, which really help readers to see what actually happens during field work, this exciting new book gives practical advice on the key aspects of doing developmental fieldwork. A must read for all students, researchers and aid workers contemplating field work in emerging economies. -- Admos Chimhowu This is an up-to-date, thought-provoking  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Understanding global development research.
Los Angeles : SAGE, 2017
(DLC) 2016942325
(OCoLC)878299492
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Crawford; Lena J Kruckenberg; Nicholas Loubere; Rosemary Morgan, (Scientist)
OCLC Number: 1020006676
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 262 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Chapter 1: Global Development Fieldwork: A Relational Perspective - Gordon Crawford, Lena J. Kruckenberg, Nicholas Loubere and Rosemary MorganSection I: Encountering the FieldChapter 2: Liberating Development Inquiry: Freedom, Openness and Participation in Fieldwork - Robert Chambers and Nicholas LoubereChapter 3: Democracy of the Ground? Encountering Elite Domination During Fieldwork - Ashish ShahChapter 4: Combining Participatory Tools with Ethnography in Rural Cambodia - Sarah MilneSection II: Gender and FieldworkChapter 5: Gender is not a Noun, It's an Adjective: Using Gender as a Lens within Development Research - Ruth Pearson and Rosemary MorganChapter 6: Encounters with Diversity: Reflecting on Different Perceptions of Gender in the Field - Johanna BergstroemChapter 7: Gendered Agency in Constrained Circumstances: Researching Women Selling Sex in Kenya - Egle CesnulyteSection III: Fieldwork at the MarginsChapter 8: On the Margins of World Society: Working with Impoverished, Excluded and Marginalised People - Joanna Pfaff-Czarnecka and Lena J. KruckenbergChapter 9: Encounters at the Margins: Situating the Researcher Under Conditions of Aid - Swetha Rao DhanankaChapter 10: Marginalisation(s) at the Margins: Studying Identity, Ethnicity and Conflict in Rural Bolivia - Lorenza B. FontanaSection IV: Engaging with 'Elite' ActorsChapter 11: Encounters with the Powerful: Researching Elites - Jean Grugel and Rosemary MorganChapter 12: The Ups and Downs of 'Studying Up': Researching Elites in China - John OsburgChapter 13: The Nature of Power in Elite Interviews: Researching Environmental Politics in the Southern Cone of South America - Karen M. SiegelSection V: Danger in the FieldChapter 14: Under Threat: Working in Dangerous Environments - Jenny Pearce and Nicholas LoubereChapter 15: Perceiving Threats to Health in the Field: Researching Zoonotic Diseases at the Human-Animal Interface - Scott NaysmithChapter 16: Children in the Streets: Activism and Representation in Dangerous Fields - Nelly AliSection VI: Development in Theory and PracticeChapter 17: Beyond the Ivory Tower: Researching Development Practice - David Mosse and Lena J. KruckenbergChapter 18: Multipositionality in the 'Field' - Kathy DodworthChapter 19: Irrelevance Dressed as Success?: Dis-spirited Reflections on Knowledge-based Development - Lata NarayanaswamyChapter 20: Towards a Relational Understanding of Development Research - Gordon Crawford, Lena J. Kruckenberg, Nicholas Loubere and Rosemary Morgan
Series Title: SAGE Research Methods Books & Reference.
Responsibility: [edited by] Gordon Crawford, Lena J. Kruckenberg, Nicholas Loubere, Rosemary Morgan.

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