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Rivas, Althea-Maria and Browne, Brendan, eds. (2018) Experiences in Researching Conflict and Violence: Fieldwork Interrupted. Bristol: University of Bristol Press.

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Abstract

This international, edited collection brings together personal accounts from researchers working in and on conflict and explores the roles of emotion, violence, uncertainty, identity and positionality within the process of doing research, as well as the complexity of methodological choices. It highlights the researchers’ own subjectivity and presents a nuanced view of conflict research that goes beyond the ‘messiness’ inherent in the process of research in and on violence. It addresses the uncomfortable spaces of conflict research, the potential for violence of research itself and the need for deeper reflection on these issues. This powerful book opens up spaces for new conversations about the realities of conflict research. These critical self-reflections and honest accounts provide important insights for any scholar or practitioner working in similar environments.

Item Type: Edited Book or Journal Volume
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of Development Studies
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science
ISBN: 9781447337683
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2019 12:39
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/31953
Related URLs: https://policy. ... ct-and-violence (Publisher URL)

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