Understanding Global Development Research : Fieldwork Issues, Experiences and Reflections, Paperback / softback Book

Understanding Global Development Research : Fieldwork Issues, Experiences and Reflections Paperback / softback

Edited by Gordon Crawford, Lena Kruckenberg, Nicholas Loubere, Rosemary Morgan

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For experienced and inexperienced researchers and practitioners alike, this engaging book opens up new perspectives on conducting fieldwork in the Global South.

Following an inter-disciplinary and inter-generational approach, Understanding Global Development brings into dialogue reflections on fieldwork experiences by leading scholars along with accounts from early career researchers.

Contributions are organised around six key issues: Meaningful participation in fieldworkWorking in dangerous environmentsGendered experiences of fieldworkResearching elitesConducting fieldwork with marginalised peopleFieldwork in development practice.

The experience-led discussion of each of the topics conveys a sense of what it actually feels like to be out in the field and provides readers with useful insights and practical advice.

A relational framework highlights issues relating to power, identity and ethics in development fieldwork, and encourages reflection on how researcher engagement with the field shapes our understanding of global development.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 288 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Development studies
  • ISBN: 9781473906679

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