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Katharina Resch & Edith Enzenhofer

In: The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Data Collection

Chapter 9: Collecting Data in Other Languages – Strategies for Cross-Language Research in Multilingual Societies

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Collecting Data in Other Languages – Strategies for Cross-Language Research in Multilingual Societies
Collecting Data in Other Languages – Strategies for Cross-Language Research in Multilingual Societies
Katharina ReschEdith Enzenhofer
Introduction

There is increasing awareness for social research to include participants who are not fluent in the dominant research language, such as ethnic minority groups, refugees, migrants, or people with a bilingual or multilingual background. The presumptions, also, that societies are monolingual or that interview partners use only one language in their everyday communication have increasingly been questioned (Blommaert, 2010). Despite these shifts of paradigms, challenges of cross-language research are rarely mentioned in mainstream empirical handbooks or accounts for qualitative empirical research (Denzin and Lincoln, 2011; Creswell, 2014; Choi et al., 2012, p. 654). Research findings are often ...

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