Research Methods in Indigenous Contexts

Research Methods in Indigenous Contexts Arnold Groh

This forward-looking resource offers readers a modern contextual framework for conducting social science research with indigenous peoples. Foundational chapters summarize current UN-based standards for indigenous rights and autonomy, with their implications for research practice. Coverage goes on to detail minimally-invasive data-gathering methods, survey current training and competency issues, and consider the scientist's role in research, particularly as a product of his/her own cultural background. From these guidelines and findings, students and professionals have a robust base for carrying out indigenous research that is valid and reliable as well as respectful and ethical.Among the topics covered:· Cultural theories and cultural dominance.· The legal framework of research in indigenous contexts.· The role of language within indigenous peoples' cultural rights.· Methodology: how to optimally collect data in the field.· Researchers' influence and philosophy of science.· Learning how to prepare research in indigenous contexts.Research Methods in Indigenous Contexts is an important reference benefitting a wide audience, including students and researchers in the social sciences, humanities, and psychology; decision-makers of NGOs and GOs that act with regard to humanitarian aid, for tourism projects, or any other contingency with indigenous contexts; and policymakers interested in the aspects of human activity upon which indigenous cultural concerns are based.
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ISBN
9783319727745
Uitgever
Springer International Publishing AG
Druk
1e
Datum
01-01-2018
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
236 pp.
Bindwijze
Hardcover
Genre
Nederlandstalige literatuur

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