Lost and Found in the Field: Methodology and the Research Process

  • Ting-Fang Chin
Part of the Gender, Sexualities and Culture in Asia book series (GSCA)


Chapter provides a reflexive examination of the research design, as well as the research process employed during this study. The envisaged relationship between the researcher and the participants from a feminist perspective served as the starting point for my ethical concerns and therefore shaped the research structure and findings. The highly diverse and interactive nature of the interviews with participants is also discussed. The multilingual and international nature of this study also raises meaningful questions regarding data preparation. These factors therefore demand a discussion about the complexity of the research process as well as the methodological decisions I took in order to adapt that to complexity.


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  • Ting-Fang Chin
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  1. 1.University of YorkYorkUK

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