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by ailitripp
Sat Nov 12, 2016 5:39 am
Forum: IV.1. Authoritarian/repressive political regimes
Topic: Privileging Quantitative Methods and Challenging Field Work conditions
Replies: 3
Views: 838

Re: Privileging Quantitative Methods and Challenging Field Work conditions

Scholars who conduct comparative research in repressive societies already face many challenges. In what ways will the requirements and/or influence of DA-RT intentionally or intentionally privilege quantitative research in scholarly research, external funding criteria, and graduate training? The ad...
by ailitripp
Sat Nov 12, 2016 5:08 am
Forum: IV.1. Authoritarian/repressive political regimes
Topic: Field Notes: Slowly Evolving/Reflexive Analysis and DA-RT
Replies: 2
Views: 701

Re: Field Notes: Slowly Evolving/Reflexive Analysis and DA-RT

I work in authoritarian contexts. I cannot imagine making my fieldnotes public. Apart from the obvious danger they might put my interviewees in since I work in authoritarian contexts, how could these notebooks possibly help anyone else? They are written to myself. They include interviews with people...
by ailitripp
Sat Nov 12, 2016 5:07 am
Forum: III.3. Ethnography and participant observation
Topic: publishing fieldnotes
Replies: 4
Views: 940

publishing fieldnotes

Some people have suggested that we make our fieldnotes public. I work in authoritarian contexts. I cannot imagine making my fieldnotes public. Apart from the obvious danger they might put my interviewees in since I work in authoritarian contexts, how could these notebooks possibly help anyone else? ...
by ailitripp
Tue Nov 08, 2016 6:58 pm
Forum: II.2. Evidence from researcher interactions with human participants
Topic: Pursuing transparency in qualitative research
Replies: 3
Views: 863

Pursuing transparency in qualitative research

It is not possible to replicate qualitative work in the same way as quantitative work, especially given how idiosyncratic fieldwork can be. No one is realistically going to replicate interviews that are done either with groups of people or specific individuals. Obtaining data often depends on serend...
by ailitripp
Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:34 am
Forum: Substantive Dimensions of the Deliberations
Topic: research in non-democratic countries
Replies: 6
Views: 1710

research in non-democratic countries

I posted a version of these comments earlier on a Da-rt dialog site. I am especially concerned about the implications of these guidelines for those of us who work in non-democratic contexts. It is hard to disagree with the overall aims of the DA-RT guidelines. It goes without saying that it is impor...

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