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Researching Peace, Conflict, and Power in the Field

Methodological Challenges and Opportunities

Editors: Acar, Yasemin Gülsüm, Moss, Sigrun Marie, Uluğ, Özden Melis (Eds.)

  • Provides an extensive account of how people do conflict research in difficult contexts
  • Boasts a diverse range of scholars, researched cases, and research processes
  • Critically evaluates what it means to do research in the field, and what the role of the researcher is in that context
  • Proves itself to be an invaluable guide for students, scholars and others interested in conflict research
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About this book

This edited volume offers useful resources for researchers conducting fieldwork in various global conflict contexts, bringing together a range of international voices to relay important methodological challenges and opportunities from their experiences. The book provides an extensive account of how people do conflict research in difficult contexts, critically evaluating what it means to do research in the field and what the role of the researcher is in that context.

Among the topics discussed:

  • Conceptualizing the interpreter in field interviews in post-conflict settings
  • Data collection with indigenous people
  • Challenges to implementation of social psychological interventions
  • Researching children and young people’s identity and social attitudes
  • Insider and outsider dynamics when doing research in difficult contexts
  • Working with practitioners and local organizations

Researching Peace, Conflict, and Power in the Field is a valuable guide for students and scholars interested in conflict research, social psychologists, and peace psychologists engaged in conflict-related fieldwork.

About the authors

Yasemin Gülsüm Acar is a lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Dundee. Her research focuses on collective action, political protest and its consequences, political solidarity, politicization, and intergroup conflict.

Sigrun Marie Moss is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Oslo. She has lived and worked in Sudan and Zanzibar, before doing research in both East Africa and the Horn of Africa. Her research focuses on political leadership, national identity strategies, collective action, gender equality, gendered diplomacy and intergroup conflict.

Özden Melis Uluğ is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Clark University. She completed her post-doctoral fellowship in the Psychology of Peace and Violence Program at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2019. She received her PhD in Psychology from Jacobs University Bremen, Germany in 2016. Her areas of research interest include intergroup conflict, intergroup contact, collective action, and solidarity between groups.

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eBook $109.00
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  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: 4 de septiembre de 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-44113-5
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  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover $139.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Researching Peace, Conflict, and Power in the Field
Book Subtitle
Methodological Challenges and Opportunities
Editors
  • Yasemin Gülsüm Acar
  • Sigrun Marie Moss
  • Özden Melis Uluğ
Series Title
Peace Psychology Book Series
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-44113-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-44113-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-44112-8
Series ISSN
2197-5779
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 382
Number of Illustrations
12 b/w illustrations
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