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Introduction

Bogusia Temple and Rhetta Moran

in Doing research with refugees

Published by Policy Press

Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9781861345981
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447302131 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861345981.003.0001
Introduction

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This chapter introduces readers to the main topic of this book, which is including refugees in research. It examines the policy background regarding asylum and immigration, and moves on to a discussion on the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) seminar series and its corresponding guidelines. The chapter then talks about the experience of doing research ‘with’ refugees. It ends with sections about the debates on the status of research conducted with refugees and the concept of gatekeepers.

Keywords: refugees; research; policy background; asylum; immigration; ESRC seminar series; gatekeepers

Chapter.  7839 words. 

Subjects: Migration Studies

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