Researching Violence

Researching Violence

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Violence is a research topic that is fraught with difficulties. A notoriously sensitive subject, and one that is presumed to be largely hidden, researchers have long struggled with the question of how to measure its impact and how to explore its incidence. Arising from the ESRC's Violence Research Programme, Researching Violence is a practical guide both to theses problems and to the obstacles encountered when negotiating this uneasy terrain. Comprising the reflections of researchers who have worked on diverse projects - from violence in the home to racial violence and homicide - this book demonstrates the ingenuity and at times courageous actions of researchers having to think on their feet. It also investigates the ethical and emotional issues arising from working with the victims and perpetrators of violence. This book will be indispensable for students and academics doing research projects on violence.Essays on Methodology and Measurement Raymond M. Lee, Elizabeth Anne Stanko ... employment of children as researchers (potentially illegal under recent European and domestic legislation, with some exceprions); ... paid any expenses and ftequenrly took them for meals out at a local fast- food restaurant, and gave vouchers to thank them for theit ... what we had found, ask them what they thought of the findings and canvass theit ideas on how we should disseminate the fmdings.

Title:Researching Violence
Author: Raymond M. Lee, Elizabeth Anne Stanko
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2003

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