Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Experiences in Researching Conflict and ViolenceFieldwork Interrupted$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Althea-Maria Rivas and Brendan Ciarán Browne

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781447337683

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2018

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447337683.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM POLICY PRESS SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.policypress.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Policy Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in PPSO for personal use.date: 28 June 2022

The play I could not publish

The play I could not publish

Chapter:
(p.47) Vignette 1: The play I could not publish
Source:
Experiences in Researching Conflict and Violence
Author(s):

Laurel Borisenko

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447337683.003.0004

This vignette begins with a scene from a reader’s theatre play, written by the author about her research experience. The author’s creative reflection through her own storytelling provides a poignant description of the tensions and complex questions that arise from conducting research that can put both researcher and respondents in a place of insecurity and even violence. The play and following reflection poses questions about vicarious traumatization, resilience, whose voices are heard or suppressed, and what level of insecurity is acceptable to community participants and to researchers.

Keywords:   Reader’s theatre, Vicarious trauma, Insecurity, Resilience, Storytelling

Policy Press Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.