Tackling sensitive and controversial topics in social research - sensitivity of the field


sensitive topics
sensitive social research
sensitivity of the field

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Markowska-Manista, U., & Górak-Sosnowska, K. (2022). Tackling sensitive and controversial topics in social research - sensitivity of the field. Society Register, 6(2), 7–16. https://doi.org/10.14746/sr.2022.6.2.01


The article discusses issues concerning sensitive topics in diverse social research, primarily connected with sensitive field research. The authors first analyse issues concerning sensitive topics and then move on to discuss examples of socially sensitive research in difficult research-related situations and areas. They also focus on the complex situation of a social researcher conducting research in sensitive, socially, culturally and politically diverse contexts, including in the context of education.



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