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an ethics of analysis and writing

How do you work ethically with material generated in an interview? I’ve been pondering this question recently as part of a more general think about ethical research practice*. Research ethics are covered in institutional forms – yes? Well no. The forms … Continue reading

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doing field work? don’t ignore the anecdote

Anecdote. It’s the worst thing that someone can say about your research, right. This is an anecdote – it’s not “evidence”. Well, there’s a lot of ways to deal with that objection, and I want to offer only one here. … Continue reading

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do I have to transcribe the interviews I do?

Well no. Of course not. You don’t have to. But you might want to… and here’s why. One of the great pleasures about researching is that you get to talk to lots of different people. They’ll usually have something interesting … Continue reading

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