Chiapas cross-cultural focus groups: doing research in dangerous and culturally diverse contextsSociologia e Ricerca Sociale (2005)
AbstractDoing research in dangerous and post-conflict areas require specific methodologies and techniques. This article explores the cross-cultural collective interviews and focus groups methods developed and adapted during the a fieldwork among Maya indigenous communities in Chiapas, Mexico. The author reviews the challenges and advantages of adopting such culturally intelligent methods focusing on the promotion of justice and reconciliation among indigenous communities in conflict.
- Research methods,
- focus groups,
Citation InformationMarco Tavanti. "Chiapas cross-cultural focus groups: doing research in dangerous and culturally diverse contexts" Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale Vol. 76-77 (2005)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/marcotavanti/10/