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  • The book asks questions that are crucial for all women engaged in field research. Do researchers enter their field site with a totally neutral identity? Can a researcher's own identity be at odds with how interviewees see her?

publication date

  • January 1, 2009

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book title

  • Women Fielding Danger: Negotiating Ethnographic Identities in Field Research

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International Standard Book Number (ISBN) 13

  • 9780742541207