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Reflections of a community-based participatory researcher from the intersection of disability advocacy, engineering, and the academy.

Dora M Raymaker

Action Res (Lond) 2017 Sep 14;15(3):258-275. Epub 2016 Mar 14.

Portland State University, Portland, OR, USA.

This article uses an evocative autoethnographic approach to explore the experience of being an insider-researcher in a community-based participatory research setting. Taking a holistic perspective and using the form of narrative story-telling, I examine the dynamics between the typically marginalizing (but sometimes empowering) experience of being an autistic woman and the typically privileging (but sometimes oppressive) experience of being an engineering professional, during a time of career upheaval. Themes of motivations and mentors, adversity from social services and the academy, belonging, the slipperiness of intersectional positioning, feedback cycles of opportunity, dichotomies of competence and inadequacy, heightened stakes, and power and resistance are explored through the narrative. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1476750316636669DOI Listing
September 2017
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Design strategies from sexual exploitation and sex work studies among women and girls: Methodological considerations in a hidden and vulnerable population.

Action Res (Lond) 2017 Jun 24;15(2):161-176. Epub 2016 Mar 24.

Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis, USA.

The study of sex trafficking, prostitution, sex work, and sexual exploitation is associated with many methodological issues and challenges. Researchers' study designs must consider the many safety issues related to this vulnerable and hidden population. Community advisory boards and key stakeholder involvement are essential to study design to increase safety of participants, usefulness of study aims, and meaningfulness of conclusions. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1476750316630387DOI Listing
June 2017
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