Researching Marginalized Groups

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Kalwant Bhopal, Ross Deuchar
Routledge, Jul 16, 2015 - Social Science - 290 pages

This edited collection explores issues that arise when researching "hard-to-reach" groups and those who remain socially excluded and marginalized in society, such as access, the use of gatekeepers, ethical dilemmas, "voice," and how such research contributes to issues of inclusion and social justice. The book uses a wide range of empirical and theoretical approaches to examine the difficulties, dilemmas and complexities surrounding research methodologies with particular groups. It emphasizes the importance of national and international perspectives in such discussions, and suggests innovative methodological procedures.

 

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Contents

List of Figures
A Case Study of Research Tensions
Researching the Far
The Challenges and Agony of Researchers in a Diverse
The Implications
Examining and Exploring Issues of Power and Ethics
Listening to Persons with Autism
SECTION II
A Systematic Review of Current Data Collection
Reflecting on Emotions
SECTION III
Hard to Reach Groups in the Context of Arts and Social
The Utility
Saving Souls or Silencing
Rethinking Methodological Nationalism in Migration
The Challenge of Researching NeoNazis Struggling

Exploring the Lives of Young Male Migrants Through
Conclusions

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About the author (2015)

Kalwant Bhopal is Reader in Education at the University of Southampton.

Ross Deuchar is Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of the West of Scotland.

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