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Remote research in the DRC shows the benefits of methodological pragmatism and community-insiders

Baba, Amuda (2021) Remote research in the DRC shows the benefits of methodological pragmatism and community-insiders. Africa at LSE (31 May 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In regions where the COVID-19 pandemic meets violent conflict, research projects face novel challenges. By adopting adaptive programming and remote organisation of data collection, a project in northeastern DRC was not only successful in obtaining findings but gained unforeseen benefits: local researchers, as a part of the community, developed a trust that drew different ethnographic responses.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/africaatlse/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2021 13:42
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2021 23:04
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/111235

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