Empirical Legal Research

Professor Wheeler nominated for Socio-Legal Studies Association Prize

Doing the research I do has left scars: Challenges of researching in the transitional justice field

Transitional justice research involves critical examination of difficult topics that can raise ethical and methodological issues for participants and for researchers. Empirical research is a common approach to transitional justice studies in the field, yet researchers’ accounts of the tensions that can arise when undertaking research in politically sensitive environments are largely missing from the scholarly literature.

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