Journal article / Conducting Research in Prisons

Vineetha Sivakumar. 2018. “Prison Research: Challenges in Securing Permission and Data Collection“, Sociological Methods and Research, advance access online.

Abstract: The paper discusses various methodological challenges the researcher had to face during the phase of data collection in the prisons of Kerala and the strategies adopted to overcome these challenges.

This article is intended as a guide for researchers who want to conduct a qualitative enquiry in prisons in the future.

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