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Research Secrets, Research ‘Messiness’ and the Complexity of Knowing: Behind the Thesis and the Content’s Page

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What is an appropriate structure for reporting a participant observation ethnographic study that set out to consider the empowerment of young people at risk from issues including homelessness and drug use? The questions addressed in my thesis were: how do you empower young people at risk? How does a Ph.D. develop and change, and what are the processes, influences, and implications of how ‘knowledge’ is constructed by the observer-researcher?

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Central Queensland UniversityRockhamptonAustralia

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