EMBRACING PREJUDICES IN CULTURAL FIELDWORK: A GADAMERIAN APPROACH

Abstract

Author(s): Che Mahzan AHMAD

A prejudice free form of gazing toward research data is often quoted to be the hallmark of a good reliable and valid cultural research work. Such view is catholically accepted by many in research circles, and it has turned the notion into a kind of myth. As part of the need to de-mystify such idea, this article suggests the important of embracing cultural research data with prejudices (and biases) in a qualitative fieldwork. This work is largely informed by Gadamer’s. As an illustration, experiences in a case engagement in Afro-Asia organization in United Kingdom are narrated

Announcements

You can send your paper at https://www.scholarscentral.org/submissions/international-social-research.html

  • The Journal of International Social Research / Uluslararası Sosyal Araştırmalar Dergisi ISSN: 1307-9581, an international, peer-reviewed, on the web publication, from 2007 will be issued least four times annualy.
  • Our journal is an independent academic publication based on research in social sciences, contributing to its field and trying to publish scientific articles that will bring innovation to the original and social sciences.
  • The journal has got an international editorial board and referee board, mainly embodied from the each individually professional on the social research fields.
  • Uluslararası Sosyal Araştırmalar Dergisi / The Journal of International Social Research became a member of Cross Reff since 2014 and started to assign DOI numbers to the articles. image
Google scholar citation report
Citations : 27

The Journal of International Social Research received 27 citations as per google scholar report

The Journal of International Social Research peer review process verified by publons
Get the App