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Title: Ethics of care across professional and everyday positionalities: the (un)expected impacts of participatory video with young female carers in Slovakia
Authors: Blazek, Matej
Smith, Fiona M.
Lemesova, Miroslava
Hricova, Petra
Keywords: Care
Ethics of care
Gender
Impact
Participatory video
Young people
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: © The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.
Citation: BLAZEK, M. ... et al., 2015. Ethics of care across professional and everyday positionalities: the (un)expected impacts of participatory video with young female carers in Slovakia. Geoforum, 61, pp.45-55.
Abstract: The paper offers a critical intervention into the debates on research impact, theorising the potential of underpinning research agendas by ethics of care. We explore how a range of vectors of care, both intimate and distant, emerged in collaborative activities between researchers based in the UK and community youth workers and teenage female carers in Slovakia, leading to a series of (un)expected outcomes. We argue that while all research impacts cannot be planned in advance, an ethics of care embedded in relationships within and beyond research settings may form conditions in which outcomes exceeding the initial expectations can be anticipated. To achieve this, we argue for questioning the distinctions between academic and non-academic collaborators, legitimising diverse forms of knowledge, action and impact in institutional policies, and for conceiving research projects from the beginning as "more-than-research" avenues.
Description: This is an open access article under the CC BY license (http:// creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
Sponsor: This paper was developed with the support of the ESRC Small Knowledge Exchange Project (RES-192-22-0060).
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1016/j.geoforum.2015.02.017
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/17300
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2015.02.017
ISSN: 0016-7185
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