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by cjones
Fri Dec 09, 2016 6:47 pm
Forum: III.3. Ethnography and participant observation
Topic: Examples of Excellence
Replies: 4
Views: 2142

Re: Examples of Excellence

I agree with Sarah that Pachirat's approach is not necessarily the ideal, though for somewhat different reasons. First, if that level of day-today, end-to-end self-surveillance is the requirement, it will disincentivize others from using ethnography or even learning about it, particularly those who ...
by cjones
Fri Dec 09, 2016 6:30 pm
Forum: III.2. Interpretive methods
Topic: The Transparency Impulse in Political Science
Replies: 4
Views: 3026

Re: The Transparency Impulse in Political Science

What do you think of the transparency impulse in the field of political science today?[/color] In response to this question, I think there's something very "fundamentalist" about it, and I agree with Nancy that the notion of holding transparency above all else is problematic. I've been won...
by cjones
Fri Dec 09, 2016 5:51 pm
Forum: II.2. Evidence from researcher interactions with human participants
Topic: Pursuing transparency in qualitative research
Replies: 3
Views: 1818

Re: Pursuing transparency in qualitative research

These are all excellent points. In much of my work in the Middle East, in the UAE especially but also in Kuwait and Jordan, I would also not have been able to interview a large number of subjects had I not been able to promise anonymity at the least; even with anonymity, the notion that what comes o...

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