Gaining the Trust of Closed Communities
In this episode of Talking about Methods, Professor Linda Mulcahy talks to Associate Professor Florian Grisel (Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford) about mixed methods (archives and interview) which reveals important issues about gaining the trust of research subjects in closed communities.
Produced by Linda Mulcahy and Urania Chiu.
Readings on Gaining the Trust of Closed Communities Recommended by Dr Florian Grisel
Spradley, J.P. (2016). The Ethnographic Interview (Waveland Press).
Geertz, C. (1973). Chapter 15, ‘Deep Play: Notes on the Balinese Cockfight’ in The Interpretation of Cultures (New York: Basic Books).
Grisel, F. (2021). How Migrations Affect Private Orders: Norms and Practices in the Fishery of Marseille. 55(1) Law & Society Review 177.