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Accessing 'hard to reach groups’ and emotions in the research process : 'work an honest day and get the usual raw deal’.

Smith, A. and McBride, J. (2019) 'Accessing 'hard to reach groups’ and emotions in the research process : 'work an honest day and get the usual raw deal’.', in Handbook of research methods on the quality of working lives. , pp. 95-108. Handbooks of research methods in management.

Abstract

This chapter is based on detailed qualitative research into the working lives of low-paid workers in multiple employment. We discuss the research design and practicalities of researching a ‘hard to reach group’ of workers. The emotive and sensitive issues that emerged for both the researchers and participants are also assessed.

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Status:Peer-reviewed
Publisher Web site:https://doi.org/10.4337/9781788118774.00013
Publisher statement:This is a draft chapter. The final version is available in Handbook of Research Methods on the Quality of Working Lives edited by Daniel Wheatley, published in 2019, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd https://doi.org/10.4337/9781788118767. The material cannot be used for any other purpose without further permission of the publisher, and is for private use only.
Record Created:11 Jun 2019 09:28
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