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

Researching Marginalised Groups Complexities and Dilemmas
1
Ethics Access and Voice
7
Researcher Positionality and Reflexivity
105
SECTION III Towards a Theoretical Understanding of Researching Marginalised Groups
181
Contributors
271
Index
281
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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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