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by kjmorgan
Thu Sep 08, 2016 5:48 pm
Forum: II.1. Text-based sources
Topic: Documenting use of text-based or non-text-based sources
Replies: 27
Views: 5149

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This is an interesting question: in political science, I would not say that we have necessarily been trained or encouraged to include these types of observations. There also is not a lot of room, given the word limits of many journals and/or the discouraging of footnotes, to elaborate critically on ...
by kjmorgan
Thu May 19, 2016 3:49 pm
Forum: Substantive Dimensions of the Deliberations
Topic: [From Steering Committee] Active citation versus the meaty footnote
Replies: 10
Views: 1916

Re: [From Steering Committee] Active citation versus the meaty footnote

Thanks everyone for your responses. I'm happy to see I'm not the only one out there who likes chunky footnotes. I think Nancy's point is an important one -- that to the extent journals move away from footnoting to in-text citation (while also often discouraging footnotes/endnotes), and impose 8000-w...
by kjmorgan
Tue May 17, 2016 7:54 am
Forum: Substantive Dimensions of the Deliberations
Topic: [From Steering Committee] Active citation versus the meaty footnote
Replies: 10
Views: 1916

[From Steering Committee] Active citation versus the meaty footnote

As someone who uses archival and other textual sources, I would love to have some more discussion about active citation as a way forward, or backward, when it comes to increasing transparency in qualitative research. The examples at the Qualitative Data Repository reveal some benefits of having scho...

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