Comic Adaption of Alpa Shah's reflections on ethnography and participant observation. By Karen Rubins. Commissioned by LSE Library.


Ethnography? Participant observation, a potentially revolutionary praxis

Here's a few reflections on ethnography - especially participant observation - and how it makes us question the ways in which we see the world; produce knowledge that is new, was confined to the margins, or was silenced.

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Alpa Shah discusses participant observation with Farah Jarral on BBC Radio 4.

Participant Observation (2016)

BBC Radio 4 From Savage to Self.

Alpa Shah discusses with Farah Jarral the significance of participant observation for uncovering truths about the world. Broadcast 28/01/2016

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