Safety, ethics and trust: reflecting on methodological challenges in fisheries research

Chiswell, Hannah Marie ORCID: 0000-0003-4504-1319, Urquhart, Julie ORCID: 0000-0001-5000-4630, Lewis, Nick ORCID: 0000-0001-7209-9802, Black, Jasmine ORCID: 0000-0001-9145-3889, Courtney, Paul ORCID: 0000-0002-5683-8502 and Reed, Matt ORCID: 0000-0003-1105-9625 (2021) Safety, ethics and trust: reflecting on methodological challenges in fisheries research. In: Researching people and the sea: methodologies and traditions. Palgrave-Macmillan, London. ISBN 9783030596002

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This chapter reflects on a set of methodological considerations that can arise when undertaking fisheries social science research, specifically when engaging face-to-face with fishers and the wider fishing community. Challenges include, the (often) geographical remoteness of fisheries fieldwork, the dangers of a busy harbourside, the male-dominated nature of the industry and the discontent of fishers with policy. We reflect on the challenges faced in conducting this work to prompt constructive dialogue and practical suggestions to inform methodological practice for those working in this area.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
S Agriculture > SH Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > Countryside and Community Research Institute
Research Priority Areas: Place, Environment and Community
Depositing User: Ella Rowe
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2020 09:06
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2023 04:15

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