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Addressing power imbalances in collaborative research

Musamba Bussy, Josaphat and Vogel, Christoph (2020) Addressing power imbalances in collaborative research. Africa at LSE (04 May 2020). Blog Entry.

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Working relationships between researchers from the global South and North, are often predicated on hidden power imbalances which can subjugate researchers from the global South to a subordinate status, despite contributing equally comparable amounts of research. Focusing in on the collaborative fieldwork experience of two researchers, Josaphat Musamba and Christoph Vogel demonstrate that long-term relationships are possible despite the prevalence of power imbalances and ‘domino-centrism’ between the global South and North. This, based on continuous work and reflection, can then form the basis for more equitable relations between researchers from different backgrounds.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2020 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2020 14:27
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2021 23:03

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