Based on interviews with over 100 rape researchers, Campbell explores what it feels like to continually work with the distressing accounts of sexual violence in women's lives.
Tackling difficult issues, Emotionally Involved gives a vivid picture the challenges researchers who studey traumatic events face. It is essential reading for researchers, therapists, fieldworkers, for those on the frontlines of rape crisis and domestic violence work, and for anyone concerned with the role of emotions in social science.
PrefaceCreating Difference - Thinking vs. Feeling: The Role of Emotions in Research 2. From Thinking to Feeling: The Stories that Bring Feeling to Researching Rape 3. Feeling: The Emotions of Researching Rape 4. From Feeling to Thinking: The Insights Feeling Rape Brings to Researching Rape 5. Creating Balance - Thinking and Feeling: The Possibilities for Emotionally- Engaged Research Appendix A: The Development, Process, and Methodology of the Researching-the-Researcher Study Appendix B: The Researching-the-Researcher Interview Protocol References Endnotes