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Ranting and Silence: the contradictions of writing for activists and academics

Neale, J (2008) 'Ranting and Silence: the contradictions of writing for activists and academics.' In: Armbruster, H and Laerke, A, eds. Taking Sides: Ethics, politics, and fieldwork in anthropology. Berghahn, New York; Oxford. ISBN 9781845454210

Abstract

Concerns with research ethics have intensified over recent years, in large part as a symptom of "audit cultures" (M. Strathern) but also as a serious matter of engagement with the ethical complexities in contemporary research fields. This volume, written by a new generation of scholars engaged with contemporary global movements for social justice and peace, reflects their efforts in trying to integrate their scholarly pursuits with their understanding of social science, politics and ethics, and what political commitment means in practice and in fieldwork.

Item Type: Book Chapter or Section
Keywords: Anthropology — Research. Anthropology — Fieldwork. Anthropological ethics. Anthropology — Field work.
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2013 14:29
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2016 13:29
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/787
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