Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://www.um.edu.mt/library/oar/handle/123456789/51152
Title: WASP (write a scientific paper) : ethnography with children : some considerations
Authors: Martin, Gillian M.
Keywords: Technical writing
Academic writing
Issue Date: 2019
Publisher: Elsevier Ireland Ltd.
Citation: Martin, G. M. (2019). WASP (write a scientific paper) : ethnography with children : some considerations. Early Human Development, 133, 72-75.
Abstract: This paper introduces the key methodological challenges related to working with children within an ethnographic research design. After briefly identifying in-depth contextually rich data as the key aim of any ethnographic research, some of the particular challenges related to working with children are explored. These are described along two key axes: ethical issues related to power dynamics loaded in favour of the adult researcher, and practical, logistical barriers to generating data that are a true reflection of the young child's ideas and beliefs. ‘Process assent’ and ‘ethical symmetry’ are flagged as the key means of optimising ethicality, while the benefits of using the ‘least adult role’, and creative child centric activities are outlined as ways to generating and collecting trustworthy data.
URI: https://www.um.edu.mt/library/oar/handle/123456789/51152
Appears in Collections:Scholarly Works - FacArtSoc

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
WASP_(write_a_scientific_paper)_ethnography_with_children_some_considerations_2019.pdf
  Restricted Access
429.43 kBAdobe PDFView/Open Request a copy


Items in OAR@UM are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.