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Navigating research as a female ‘prostitute’ researcher

Ansoms, An and Bahati, Irène (2022) Navigating research as a female ‘prostitute’ researcher. Africa at LSE (04 Jan 2022). Blog Entry.

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Female researchers’ work is often discredited within academic communities, especially in male-dominated fields such as security studies. But female researchers can also be undermined during fieldwork, where the role lies outside of local actors’ frame of reference for female professions. An Ansoms and Irène Bahati share personal experiences and outline the space needed to deal with the specific challenges women researchers face.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2022 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2022 14:24
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 11:24

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