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Biograf
journal for qualitative research

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Biograf 2016/63

The story of one unrealized project: An attempted multivoice narative reconstruction of a political conflict

David Doubek; Markéta Levínská

The story of one unrealized project: An attempted multivoice narative reconstruction of a political conflict

The article is a report from an ethnographical research and depicts a story of a failed project of a Social Services Center in the studied locality which the researchers witnessed in the course of their research. It attempts to present possibilities of interpretation of the conflict as well as obstacles with which the researches struggled during the preparation of the text. Peripeteias come up in the areas of the terminological construction of the problem, of the methodological and ethical questions, of the structure of the text, authorship and the symbolism of situation and interpretation. In the ethnographic part of the article the narratives of the proponents of the conflict and their political worlds are presented. In the conclusion an attempt is made to offer a practical assessment of errors made and a theory of schema-based analysis of discontinuities in the cognitive background that enters narratives of rivals in the conflict.

Keywords:

narrative schema; social exclusion; political conflict; racism; Roma; desegregation.

Biograf themes:

Roma people and Roma issues; Politics, power and dominance; Ethical and legal aspects of research; Social work and social policy

Citation:

DOUBEK, D. / LEVÍNSKÁ, M.. (2016): Příběh jednoho neuskutečněného projektu: Pokus o vícehlasou narativní rekonstrukci politického konfliktu [The story of one unrealized project: An attempted multivoice narative reconstruction of a political conflict]. Biograf, (63-64): 118 paragraphs. Available at http://www.biograf.org/clanek.html?clanek=v6301 [last access20. 04. 2019]

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