Global provocations: Critical reflections on community based research and intervention designed at the intersections of global dynamics and local cultures


In this short reflection I draw lessons from the essays about the ethics and epistemologies of designing community based research and interventions with a critical global sensibility. I present these as glocal provocations that call for situating communities in history and political economy; appreciating the multiplicities, intersectionalities and tensions within communities, and designing work with deep participation by a range of community based colleagues to reflect a democratic commitment to the "right to research" by those most marginalized by social arrangements and even by the checkered history of community based research.


DOI Code: 10.1285/i24212113v1i1p5

Keywords: situated communities, intersectionality, multiplicity, participatory community research


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