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Ethics of de-identification: Exploring issues of erasure, safety, and agency

Anna Denejkina, University of Technology, Sydney: This article is an overview of a paper I presented at TASA’s 2017 Annual Conference. In it, I reflect on some of the ethical issues I encountered in my research, and how I overcame them. My PhD study investigated intergenerational transmission of combat-related trauma from parent to child, focusing […]

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Learning from Habermas

Ann Lawless, independent scholar: In my doctoral thesis ‘Activism in the Academy’, I integrated case study methodology and critical ethnography with the somewhat intellectually challenging theory of Jurgen Habermas, in particular his work on the communicative turn in sociology and his work on the public sphere. I investigated how activists in the workforce, including general […]

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Revealing a counterstory of Aboriginal Education Success

Sheelagh Daniels-Mayes, University of Sydney: In my thesis I sought to reveal and develop a counterstory of Aboriginal education success through an investigation of what successful teaching of Aboriginal students in metropolitan Adelaide looked like. Generally speaking, traditional research methods have developed ways of initiating research and recruiting participants that are located within the cultural […]

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