Dr Sevasti-Melissa Nolas talks parenthood, work-life balance, and the challenge of sleep-deprivation when conducting social researchRead More
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One of the things we’ve been interested in the connectors are negotiations: practices, strategies and techniques employed by children to negotiate their wants, their time, play, food, obligations etc. The following instance is a vivid example of strategic thinking around avoiding being punished – and yet getting credit for one’s artwork! — Who drew …Read More
In Hyderabad, we usually go on a spree of doing fieldwork in hot summer, as that’s the time schools shut down for long vacation. On a day the temperature was running as high as 45’c in the afternoon, we were up for a visit to Bhavana, one of our research participants that lives in a …Read More
I spent the time between September 2014 until August 2015 creating the London ‘sample’ and from January 2014 onwards was also doing fieldwork with the children as they started to join the study. The study is based on a heterogeneous sample that is emblematic of different life experiences as those relate to each city. That …Read More
Forty-five children and their families across each city (Athens, Hyderabad, London) have taken part in the Connectors Study. Our initial fieldwork with these children and families lasted 18 months from October 2014 until May 2016. During this time we made between five and seven documented visits – meaning that various methods were attempted and visits …Read More