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Title Political science research in the Middle East and North Africa : methodological and ethical challenges / edited by Janine A. Clark and Francesco Cavatorta
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, Inc., [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 307 pages.)
Contents Introduction. The methodological and ethical challenges of conducting research in the Middle East and North Africa / Janine A. Clark and Francesco Cavatorta -- part 1. Context. -- Encountering the mukhabarat state / Jillian Schwedler and Janine A. Clark -- What is so special about field research in Iran? Doing fieldwork in religiously charged authoritarian settings / Paola Rivetti and Shirin Saeidi -- Authoritarianism, gender and sociopolitics in Saudi Arabia / Gwenn Okruhlik -- Researching in and on the Palestinian occupied territories / Benoit Challand -- Seeing beyond the spectacle : research on and adjacent to violence / Sarah E. Parkinson -- Doing research during times of revolution and counterrevolution / Atef Said -- Researching the countryside : farmers, farming and social transformation in a time of economic liberalization / Ray Bush -- part 2. Methods. -- Interviewing : lessons learned / Janine A. Clark -- Interviewing Salafis : negotiating access and ethics / Massimo Ramaioli -- Interviewing Salafis : overcoming fear and mistrust in Middle Eastern and European contexts / Zoltan Pall and Mohamed Ali Adraoui -- Interviewing and gender / Emanuela Dalmasso -- Process tracing and the political economy of development in the Middle East / David Waldner -- Ethnography is an option : Learning to learn in/though practice / Stacey Philbrick Yadav -- Coding in qualitative research / Mohammed Yaghi -- Quantitative research in MENA political science / Miquel Pellicer and Eva Wegner -- Of promise and pitfalls : population-based experimental research in the Middle East / Steven Brooke -- Online media as research topic and research tool : fact, fiction and Facebook / Elizabeth Monier -- Researching Twitter / Geoff Martin -- part 3. Ethics. -- Blurred lines of inclusion and exclusion : research ethics for political sympathizers / Irene Weipert-Fenner -- Playing with positionality? Reflections on 'outsider'/'insider' status in the context of fieldwork in Lebanon's deeply divided polity / Paul Kingston -- Intersectionality theory and working with 'both sides' / Lihi ben Shitrit -- The (ambiguous) fieldwork experiences of a German Moroccan in Jordan / Malika Bouziane
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Political science -- Fieldwork -- Middle East.
Political science -- Fieldwork -- Africa, North.
Political science -- Fieldwork -- Islamic countries.
Research -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Middle East.
Research -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Africa, North.
Research -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Islamic countries.
Middle East -- Politics and government -- Research.
Africa, North -- Politics and government -- Research.
Islamic countries -- Politics and government -- Research.
Form Electronic book
Author Clark, Janine A., editor, contributor
Cavatorta, Francesco, editor, contributor
UPSO (University Press Scholarship Online)
ISBN 9780190887544 (electronic bk.)
0190887540 (electronic bk.)