New Volume on Fieldwork Methodology

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Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Sociology, Social Sciences, Research and Methodology

Contemporary Social Science

Journal of the Academy of Social Sciences, Volume 13, 2018, Issues 3-4:

Identity, Agency and Fieldwork Methodologies in Risky Environments: Guest edited by Monique Marks and Julten Abdehalim


1. Introduction: Identity, jeopardy and moral dilemmas in conducting research in 'risky' environments (Monique Marks and Julten Abdelhalim)
2. Field, Ethics, and Self: Negotiating Methodology in a Hindu right wing camp (Aastha Tyagi)

 3. 'Don't say "research"': reducing bidirectional risk in Kibera Slum (Ashley E. Wilson)

 4. Environmentalist protection: Feminist methodology and participant risk for research with Chinese NGOs (Angela Leggett)

 5. Ethical and methodological responses to risks in fieldwork with deaf Ugandans (Goedele A. M. De Clerck and Sam Lutalo Kiingi)

 6. Violence and Positionality: Fieldwork in Karachi's Inner City Quarters (Sarwat Viqar)

 7. Accommodating fieldwork to irreconcilable equations of citizenship, authoritarianism, poverty and fear in Egypt (Julten Abdelhalim)

 8.  Where the dust settles: fieldwork, subjectivity and materiality in Cairo (Aya Nassar) 

9. Risky closeness and distance in two fieldwork sites in Brazil (Andreza Aruska de Souza Santos)

 10. Rumours, Fears and Solidarity in Fieldwork in Times of Political Turmoil on the Verge of War in Southern Yemen (Anne-Lunda Amira Augustin)

Contact Info: 

Dr. Julten Abdelhalim

Institute for Asian and African Studies
Humboldt Universitaet zu Berlin
Invalidenstraße 118
10115 Berlin