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The Longitudinal Ethnography of Violence

Lidewyde H. Berckmoes, Marie Rosenkrantz Lindegaard, and Dennis Rodgers

properly, or conversely, might be more amenable to—and impact upon—the possibility of longitudinal investigation. This special section focuses specifically on the ramifications of longitudinality for the ethnography of violence. Longitudinal ethnographic

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Telling Tales?

Subjective Ethnography and Situated Narratives in Longitudinal Research on Violence in Nicaragua

Dennis Rodgers

there exists a widespread presupposition that even subjective “data” is immutable, and that it remains constant once collected. This is perhaps especially clear in relation to longitudinal ethnographic research, insofar as this is generally considered to

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Stephen Thornton

Information literacy, the concept most associated with inculcating the attributes necessary to behave in a strategic, thoughtful and ethical manner in the face of a superfluity of information, has been part of the information specialist scene for many years. As the United Kingdom’s QAA benchmark statements for Politics and International Relations highlight, many of the competences associated with this concept are vital in the honourable struggle to become a successful graduate of those disciplines. This article presents a longitudinal study of a survey used to expose the information literacy levels of two groups of first-year Politics/IR students at a British university and, using the logic of ‘most similar design’, make informed inferences about the level of students’ information literacy on coming into tertiary education.

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“I Showed You What I Thought Was Appropriate”

Reflections on Longitudinal Ethnographic Research and the Performativity of Dutch Gang Life

Robert A. Roks

longitudinal ethnography is not uncommon among anthropologists, its “methodological ramifications are rarely explicitly considered.” Therefore, my central goal in this article is to illustrate the ambiguities and complexities of building and maintaining

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Erika Friedl

,000 people live in this province. In 15 visits we accumulated more than seven years of residence there until 2006, with an additional visit by myself in 2015. For support of various stages of our longitudinal fieldwork, we are grateful to the Oriental

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“What about Last Time?”

Exploring Potentiality in Danish Young Women's Violent Conflicts

Ann-Karina Henriksen

article explores how violence plays out “through time” ( Saldaña 2003 ) among young Danish women, which draws attention to the fluidity and change in the meanings and orientations of violence across time/space. I refer to this as a form of micro-longitudinality

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Meghan Bellerose, Maryama Diaw, Jessie Pinchoff, Beth Kangwana, and Karen Austrian

April 2020, the Population Council has worked in collaboration with the Kenyan Ministry of Health COVID-19 Taskforce to conduct mobile phone-based longitudinal cohort surveys with adults residing in five informal settlements in Nairobi: Kibera; Huruma

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Annabel Erulkar and Girmay Medhin

the health system through the scheme. Methods Data Collection This is a longitudinal study of girls residing in the expansion sites of Biruh Tesfa and in areas where Biruh Tesfa was not implemented. The baseline survey was conducted prior to the

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Humans, Plants, and Networks

A Critical Review

Laura Calvet-Mir and Matthieu Salpeteur

cultivation as well as the total area of manioc cultivated Useful tool for understanding the social organization of crop diversity Data situated in time. Need for longitudinal studies to understand how such networks may respond to environmental changes and

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Cause or Consequence?

The Alternative for Germany and Attitudes toward Migration Policy

Hannah M. Alarian

German Longitudinal Election Survey ( gles ) to examine changes in non-AfD voter (henceforth referred to as nav ) support for migration policy directly after the 2017 election. Specifically, I analyze attitude change for 2,432 German nav s over the