Absolon & Willett (2005). Putting Ourselves Forward: Location in Aboriginal Research.

“Identifying, at the outset, the location from which the voice of the researcher emanates is an Aboriginal way of ensuring that those who study, write, and participate in knowledge creation are accountable for their own positionality.” (p 97)

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Potts & Brown (2005). Becoming an Anti-Oppressive Researcher.

“Therefore, anti-oppressive research is not a process to discover knowledge, but a political process to co-create and rediscover knowledge. Through anti-oppressive research, we construct emancipatory, liberatory knowledge that can be acted on, by, and in the interests of the marginalized and oppressed.” (p 261-262)

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Petre & Rugg (2010). Writing structure and style.

“Work backwards from where you want to end up. You want to end up with the examiners looking pleased and relieved as they finish reading your thesis and settle down to watch the latest re-run of Buffy the Vampire Slayer or whatever examiners do in the evening.” (p 143-144)

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Wilson (2008). Relational Accountability. (Research is ceremony: Indigenous research methods.)

“We start to feel removed from our relationships and relational accountability when we are always having to deal with white academics, the white system of academia and get taken further and further from our community and intuitive way of doing things.” (p 104)

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