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Talking about Methods

Welcome to Talking about Methods, a series of podcasts brought to you by the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies in Oxford. In each podcast, Professor Linda Mulcahy will be in conversation with leading scholars in the field about how a variety of different research methods have informed their Socio-Legal work. From surveys to semi-structured interviews and beyond, we delve into the challenges, dilemmas, and unexpected twists and turns of empirical research. The podcasts below are the first in a programme of podcasts about methods we will be developing at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies in Oxford over the next couple of years. You will find a short reading list to accompany each talk to guide future reading. Enjoy!

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Ethics in Socio-Legal Research

In this episode of Talking about Methods, Professor Linda Mulcahy talks to Dr Anna Tsalapatanis about ethics in Socio-Legal research.

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Feminist Methodologies

In this episode of Talking about Methods, Professor Linda Mulcahy talks to DPhil student Ellie Whittingdale (Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford) about feminist methodologies.

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Gaining the Trust of Closed Communities

In this episode of Talking about Methods, Professor Linda Mulcahy talks to Associate Professor Florian Grisel about mixed methods and gaining of trust of closed communities.

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Experiments and Randomised Controlled Trials

In this episode of Talking about Methods, Professor Linda Mulcahy talks to Professor Meredith Rossner (ANU) about using experiments and randomised controlled trials in Socio-Legal research.

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Focus Groups

In this episode of Talking about Methods, Professor Linda Mulcahy talks to Dr Marina Kurkchiyan (Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford) about using focus groups in Socio-Legal research.

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Introduction to Semi-Structured Interviewing

In this episode of Talking about Methods, Ellie Whittingdale talks to Professor Linda Mulcahy about the use of semi-structured interviews as a method in Socio-Legal research.

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Oral History

In this episode of Talking about Methods, Professor Linda Mulcahy talks to Dr Anna Bryson from Queen’s University Belfast about the use of oral history as a method in Socio-Legal research.

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Ethnography

In this episode of Talking about Methods, Professor Linda Mulcahy talks to Professor Fernanda Pirie about using ethnography in Socio-Legal research. Produced by Linda Mulcahy and Urania Chiu.

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Surveys

In this episode of Talking about Methods, Professor Linda Mulcahy talks to Professor Pascoe Pleasence about using surveys in Socio-Legal research. Produced by Linda Mulcahy and Urania Chiu.