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ERIC Number: EJ846766
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Dec
Pages: 25
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 88
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ISSN: ISSN-1052-0147
Developing Culturally Sensitive Skills in Health and Social Care with a Focus on Conducting Research with African Caribbean Communities in England
Higginbottom, Gina Marie Awoko; Serrant-Green, Laura
Qualitative Report, v10 n4 p662-686 Dec 2005
Researchers may not feel equipped to conduct qualitative research with ethnic minority communities in England because they may lack of culturally sensitive research skills. The aim of this paper is to explore how researchers might integrate culturally sensitive research skills into their work. This paper draws on our own experiences of conducting research with African Caribbean communities in England, and from workshops we facilitated with researchers and community representatives. The purpose of the workshops was to establish the most pertinent issues in conducting research with ethnic minority communities in England. We gathered data from the participants and created themes based on the discussions: establishing the need for an inclusive approach to research, issues around recruitment, respecting cultural norms, and dealing with disclosure. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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