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Living with the psychological burden of academic research

Ansoms, An (2020) Living with the psychological burden of academic research. Africa at LSE (26 Aug 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The psychological burden placed on researchers who work in contexts of conflict and violence is a topic scarcely addressed, despite the traumatic events many researchers must confront. An Ansom writes about the extraordinary mental cost of fieldwork, and the negligence (or ignorance) of institutions in the global North who subcontract African research assistants and collaborators without considering the necessary mental health support.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/africaatlse/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2020 08:09
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2020 08:09
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/106302

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