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Title Professional lives, personal struggles : ethics and advocacy in research on homelessness / edited by Trenna Valado and Randall Amster.
Published Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, 2012.
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Description xiii, 215 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-203) and index.
Contents Introduction: rediscovering homelessness -- and ourselves / Randall Amster -- Advocacy and identity -- Social justice, ethics, and advocacy in street research : a personal accounting / Talmadge Wright -- The advocate researcher / Rob Rosenthal -- Homelessness and drag / Kathleen Arnold -- Writing the streets : dilemmas of depiction / Trenna Valado -- Relationships and ethics -- Planning and managing ethical dilemmas in homelessness research / Michael Rowe -- A "buddy researcher" prospects, limitations, and ethical considerations in ethnographic research on homeless people in berlin / J├╝rgen von Mahs -- Ethics and studying homelessness : tales from the field / Kurt Borchard -- Weapons of the weak, by the weak, and for the weak : negotiating power between and among homeless persons and service providers / Julie Adkins -- Research and transformation -- Do we really need more research on homelessness? : an autoethnographic exploration of ethics, advocacy, and exasperation / Vin Lyon-Callo -- Homelessness as "internal displacement" : scholarship and activism in post-Katrina New Orleans / Randall Amster -- Do (no) harm : homelessness and personal transformation / David Cook -- On the politics and ethics of "using" "the homeless" in social justice research / Don Mitchell and Lynn Staeheli -- Conclusion: synthesizing the personal and professional / Trenna Valado -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the contributors.
Subject Homelessness.
Homeless persons.
Research -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Related Names Valado, Trenna, 1972-
Amster, Randall.
ISBN 0739174282 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780739174289 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780739174296 (electronic)
0739174290 (electronic)
Standard # 7605338
OCLC number 785874881