Stefania Azzarello, Jennifer Fish, Sylvia GA¼nther, Lisa-Marie Heimeshoff, Claire Hobden, Maren Kirchhoff, Helen Schwenken aWe want to be the protagonists of our own stories!a A participatory research manual on how domestic workers and researchers can jointly conduct research This manual is a step-by-step guide through all phases of a research process, from coming up with a research question to celebrating its completion. It contains explanations of concrete research methods and practical group exercises. Authors and participants share their experiences, offer tips and materials to work with. The manual was developed on the basis of the experience from conducting a qualitative study of the social security needs of domestic workers in the Netherlands and South Africa. One of the underlying principles of the project was that domestic workers should be part of the research process as aprotagonists of their own storya a as one participant summarized her experience. By training domestic workers to conduct research, they, as experts on their own work, could ultimately contribute and expand their knowledge through the research process. In this way, the project hoped to contribute to social change and the capacity-building of all those involved. This manual should be of direct practical use to researchers, trade unions and domestic workersa organizations (and others) who would like to conduct participatory research projects. The authors are all active in the aResearch Network for Domestic Worker Rightsa (RN-DWR).A participatory research manual on how domestic workers and researchers can jointly conduct research Azzarello, Stefania, Fish, ... Particularly with extensive interview transcriptions and many respondents this might be an issue. ... For example, in our case, the meaning ofsocial security became a very important theme.
|Title||:||We want to be the protagonists of our own stories|
|Author||:||Azzarello, Stefania, Fish, Jennifer, Günther, Sylvia, Heimeshoff, Lisa-Marie, Hobden, Claire, Kirchhoff, Maren|
|Publisher||:||kassel university press GmbH - 2014|