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Svårigheter och misslyckanden med att vara den"neutrala forskaren". En kritisk granskning av en normativ uppsats.
Linköping University, Department of Thematic Studies.
2001 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Magister)Student thesisAlternative title
Difficulties and Failures with being the “Neutral Scientist”. A Critical Review of a Normative Paper. (English)
Abstract [en]

This paper discusses difficulties and Failures with being a Neutral and objective scientist when writing about a subject which he or she is dedicated too.The purpose with this paper is to study the knowledge process, in other words, is some knowledge harder to see due to the scientist dedication to the subject or is some knowledge constructed due to the scientist dedication to the subject studied, and the process of intermediating, in other words, how to validate the results. Subject which is discussions are scientist objectivity, sociologist dilemmas, and different roles of scientists. The paper also deals with the importance of different perspectives and how ours choice of perspective influences ours research. Ethical state of conditions in interview situations and how we can reflect and criticise our own part and attitudes as an interviewer are also discussed in this paper.

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Institutionen för tematisk utbildning och forskning , 2001.
Keyword [en]
Interdisciplinary studies, Objektivitet, subjektivitet, sociologiska dilemmas, engagemang, objectivity, subjectivity, sociologist dilemmas, dedication.
Keyword [sv]
National Category
Social Sciences Interdisciplinary
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-1814ISRN: LIU-ITUF/SKA-D--01/12--SEOAI: diva2:19140
Available from: 2003-06-18 Created: 2003-06-18

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