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F**k ups in social research: learning from what goes ‘wrong’

Hughes, Jason, Tarrant, Anna, Hughes, Kahryn and Sykes, Grace (2021) F**k ups in social research: learning from what goes ‘wrong’. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (02 Aug 2021). Blog Entry.

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What happens when research goes wrong, or at least, is perceived to go wrong? How do researchers manage, or indeed fail to manage, the unexpected, and what new intellectual developments might be made possible through engagement with ‘failures’? Jason Hughes, Anna Tarrant, Kahryn Hughes and Grace Sykes discuss these questions, as part of a forthcoming edited collection, called F**k Ups in Social Research: What to do when Research Goes Wrong. Here they explore the value of failure in research and the importance of crafting a critical and reflexive space for learning when social research doesn’t go to plan.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2021 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2021 11:24
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2021 23:30

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