Ethics and accountability: participatory research in a worker co-operative

Publication year: 
1993

This article is a case study of the author's participatory research with the Annette Lomond garment workers' co-operative in the North East of England. It discusses the relationship between the researcher and the participants, power imbalances, accountability, empowerment, effects of the research project, and presentation of findings. She concludes that the aim of uniting research with action and education is not always possible within one project. This alters the balance of the relationship and the nature of accountability.

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Source publication information
Journal Title: 
Convergence, Convergencia
Volume: 
XXI(2&3)
Pages: 
73-84

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