By Kristine Hoglund, Magnus Oberg
This textbook offers a finished evaluation of other tools and resources of information-gathering for peace and clash scholars and researchers, in addition to the demanding situations awarded by way of such paintings.
Research on conflict-ridden societies incorporates designated demanding situations for the gathering and assessment of data in regards to the clash and its actors. First, end result of the nature of data rising, incentives to misrepresent and propaganda is usual. information insurance is typically terrible and reporting is frequently incomplete, selective and biased. moment, the sensitivity of the subject and the questions posed in peace and clash examine implies that entry to and the protection of informants could be a challenge.
Peace and clash learn as a self-discipline includes a variety of diversified techniques for acquiring empirical info which function a foundation for examining numerous examine issues. This publication presents a accomplished evaluate of alternative tools and assets of information-gathering for college students and researchers, in addition to the demanding situations provided by way of such paintings. It bargains:
- tools for comparing resources and information
- suggestions on the place forms of info should be found
- advice on utilizing forms of assets, together with information experiences and written narratives
- practical directions for developing large-scale datasets
- insights and guidance for comparative fieldwork, in-depth interviews, concentration teams, and surveys
- reflection and dialogue on vital moral issues in peace research
This ebook may be of a lot curiosity for college kids and researchers of peace and clash experiences, clash solution, struggle and clash experiences, improvement experiences, protection experiences and IR, in addition to for NGO workers/researchers.
Kristine Höglund is affiliate Professor on the division of Peace and clash learn, Uppsala collage. She has a PhD in Peace and clash study from Uppsala collage Sweden (2004). She is writer of Peacemaking within the Shadow of Violence.
Magnus Öberg is affiliate Professor on the division of Peace and clash learn, Uppsala college, and affiliate Editor of the Journal of Peace Research (since 2006). He has a PhD in Peace and clash study from Uppsala collage (2003) and is co-editor of Resources, Governance, and Civil Conflict (Routledge, 2008).