COVID-19 collaborations: researching poverty and low-income family life during the pandemic

Author:
et al
Editor:
GARTHWAITE Kayleigh
Publisher:
Policy Press
Publication year:
2022
Place of publication:
Bristol

The COVID-19 pandemic affected everyone - but, for some, existing social inequalities were exacerbated, and this created a vital need for research. Researchers found themselves operating in a new and difficult context; they needed to act quickly and think collectively to embark on new research despite the constraints of the pandemic. This book presents the collaborative process of 14 research projects working together during COVID-19. It documents their findings and explains how researchers in the voluntary sector and academia responded methodologically, practically, and ethically to researching poverty and everyday life for families on low incomes during the pandemic. This book synthesises the challenges of researching during COVID-19 to improve future policy and practice. (Edited publisher abstract)

Subject terms:
Covid-19, poverty, low income, research, research ethics, collaboration;
Content type:
research
Location(s):
United Kingdom
ISBN online:
9781447364504
ISBN print:
9781447364481

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