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by jdriscoll
Wed Nov 30, 2016 6:50 pm
Forum: IV.2. Settings of political violence
Topic: Question 2: On the specificity of political violence research
Replies: 12
Views: 1350

Re: Question 2: On the specificity of political violence research

2) In what ways does research in settings of political violence present particular risks, costs, or limitations for transparency practices? Are there specific issues related to transparency that arise from the study of political violence that render it distinct from other areas of inquiry? I think ...
by jdriscoll
Tue Nov 15, 2016 7:29 pm
Forum: I.1. Ontological/Epistemological Priors
Topic: Dishonesty in research raises concern
Replies: 28
Views: 2638

Re: Dishonesty in research raises concern

Dishonesty is a problem in many places but it is very difficult to devise procedures that cannot be gamed by those intent on dishonesty. Rather than focusing only on the procedures, and making them more and more complex, we could also aim to better teach what is honest and ethical research. I think...
by jdriscoll
Tue May 17, 2016 3:24 pm
Forum: Substantive Dimensions of the Deliberations
Topic: [From Steering Committee] What might “transparency” look like for ethnographers?
Replies: 11
Views: 2097

Re: [From Steering Committee] What might “transparency” look like for ethnographers?

For the little it is worth, I really like Ed's “Transparency in the ethnographic tradition means explicitness” idea. One ongoing question that I have about implementation in practice (which I raised in the comments of Aisha Ahmed's April 7 post) is how to square explicitness, and invocations of posi...
by jdriscoll
Mon May 16, 2016 11:03 pm
Forum: Substantive Dimensions of the Deliberations
Topic: Do no harm
Replies: 5
Views: 988

Re: Do no harm

I just wanted to thank Milli Lake. I think I am in total agreement. I have had to stop working in Tajikistan because the concerns that Milli has raised have not been, and are not likely to be, answered to my satisfaction. But it didn't stop me from writing something afterwards. I'm not sure if what ...
by jdriscoll
Tue Apr 26, 2016 7:28 pm
Forum: Substantive Dimensions of the Deliberations
Topic: Transparency in Security Studies
Replies: 9
Views: 2006

Re: Transparency in Security Studies

My name is Jesse Driscoll. I work on security related topics, primarily focused on the Former Soviet Union. I have personally benefited from thinking more about positionality as a result of Aisha Ahmad's exceptional post. As young professionals working in many of the same conflict zones (Somalia and...

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