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Action research in the Vilnius region
Action research in the Vilnius region

Author(s): Mateusz Sikora
Subject(s): Anthropology
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego
Keywords: Action research; engaged anthropology; The Vilnius region; cooperation

Summary/Abstract: The author in his text dedicated to action research made in the Vilnius region, Lithuania (a project realized by undergraduate students, PhD students, and one of the employees of the Chair of Ethnology and Anthropology University of Wrocław and a Lithuanian partner), presents an approach of engaged anthropology, basing on the characteristics important for it: cooperation, dialogism, openness, voluntariness. The paper presents the main features of the methodology of action research and further – the objectives and results of the research. It describes the cooperation between the academic anthropologists and non-professionals, moreover – the reflections on fieldwork and the problems that researcher has to cope with.

  • Issue Year: 41/2013
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 157–168
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: English