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CREESE, Gillian and Wendy FRISBY, (eds.). Feminist Community Research : Case Studies and Methodologies. Edited by Gillian Creese and Wendy Frisby. Vancouver: UBC Press, (2011). First Printing. Pp. (4),[v]-x,(2),-254,(2). 8vo, decorated yellow card covers. "Grounded as they are in fieldwork, the interdisciplinary case studies in this volume acknowledge the real methodological and ethical issues that researchers can encounter as they negotiate contested research relationships. The authors discuss the strategies -- successful and unsuccessful -- that they have employed to overcome these challenges. The authors' collective experiences working with diverse groups, fromimmigrant and Aboriginal women in Vancouver to poverty-reduction practitio ners in Vietnam, reveal that truly equitable research projects require thatwe question core concepts and address crucial issues such as the promises and limits of reflexivity; the politics of place, time, and resources; ethical dilemmas and emotional responses; and the way issues of social justice,policy, and social change are embedded in research." - from the rear cover . Contents: 1. Frisby and Creese's "Unpacking Relationships in Feminist Community Research: Crosscutting Themes"; 2. Joan M. Anderson, Koushambhi BasuKhan, and Sheryl Reimer-Kirkham's "Community Research from a Post-Colonial Feminist Perspective: Exemplars from Heatlh Research in Canada and India"; 3. Leonora C. Angeles's "Feminist Demands, Dilemmas, and Dreams in Introdu cing Participatory Action Research in a Canada-Vietnam Capacity-Building Project"; 4. Shauna Butterwick's "Travels with Feminist Community-Based Research: Reflections on Social Location, Class Relations, and Negotiating Reciprocity"; 5. Jill Chettiar, Mark W. Tyndall, Katharine Chan, Devi Parsad, Kate Gibson, and Kate Shannon's "Voices from the Street: Sex Workers' Experiences in Community-Based HIV Research"; 6. Creese, Xin Huang, Frisby, and Edith Ngene Kambere's "Working across Race, Language, and Culture with African and Chinese Immigrant Communities"; 7. Tara Gibb and Evelyn Hamdon's "Tangled Nets and Gentle Nettles: Negotiating Research Questions with ImmigrantService Organizations"; 8. Penny Gurstein, Jane Pulkingham, and Silvia Vil ches's "Challenging Policies for Lone Mothers: Reflections on, and Insightsfrom, Longitudinal Qualitative Interviewing"; 9. Paul Kershaw's "White Cow boy, Black Feminism, Indian Stories"; 10. Ruth Elwood Martin, Kelly Murphy,and Marla J. Buchanan's "Inside and Outside of the Gates: Transforming Rel ationships through Research"; 11. Colleen Reid, Pamela Ponic, Louisa Hara, Robin Ledrew, Connie Kaweesi, and Kashmir Besla's "Living an Ethical Agreement: Negotiating Confidentiality and Harm in Feminist Participatory Action Research"; 12. Colleen Varcoe, Helen Brown, Betty Calam, Buchanan, and VeraNewman's "Capacity Building is a Two-Way Street: Learning from Doing Resea rch within Aboriginal Communities"; 13. Creese and Frisby's "Reflections: Promises and Limits of Feminist Community Research". Very good. 20.00
Title: Feminist Community Research : Case Studies and Methodologies. pbk.
Publisher: UBC Press, Vancouver, 2011, ISBN:9780774820868:
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