Cultures, Politics, and Research Programs: An International Assessment of Practical Problems in Field Research


A compilation of authoritative reports from seasoned researchers working in eight different countries on five continents, this volume examines the concept that conditions of local feasibility are constitutive of research practices not simply obstructions to the realization of an ideal. The result documents the effects of political and cultural factors on research projects and offers culturally sensitive researchers a wealth of practical knowledge.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Uma Narula
  • Aggrey Brown
  • S. T. Kwame Boafo
  • Ellen Aryeetey
  • Enrique E. Sanchez-ruiz
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Hillsdale, NJ
Publication year:
  • 1990


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