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Breaking the silence (again): on language learning and levels of fluency in ethnographic research

By Dr Robert Gibb and Dr Julien Danero Iglesias Abstract Ethnographic research is often multilingual, requiring the researcher to work in two or more different languages, if necessary with the assistance of an interpreter. Given this, surprisingly few ethnographers have … Continue reading

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Some reflections on language-related issues in a PhD research project

This piece is reproduced with permission – first posted 6 April 2016 on http://www.glasgowsociology.com   By Dr Robert Gibb (This is the text of a talk given as part of a session on ‘Sociological Geographies’ at the BSA Postgraduate Forum Pre-Conference Day held … Continue reading

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