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Conducting participatory fieldwork with children can result in a researcher becoming involved in their lives more broadly, blurring the lines around the researcher role. This may be particularly the case when working with children in precarious situations, such as AIDS-affected

This case study draws on fieldwork encounters when undertaking research on childhood in precarious contexts in Ethiopia. This research involved children who are found on the margins of society and political economy including AIDS-affected children, parentless children, child beggars, child

Mackworth-Young, C. R. S., Schneiders, M. L., Wringe, A., Simwinga, M., & Bond, V. (2019). Navigating ‘ethics in practice’: An ethnographic case study with young women living with HIV in Zambia. Global Public Health, 14(12), pp.1689-1702.  This article reflects on the

Okyere, S. (2018). ‘Like the stranger at a funeral who cries more than the bereaved’: Ethical dilemmas in ethnographic research with children. Qualitative Research, 18(6), pp. 623-637.

Vreeman, R., Kamaara, E., Kamanda, A., Ayuku, D., Nyandiko, W., Atwoli, L., Ayaya, S., Gisore, P., Scanlon, M., & Braitstein, P. (2012). Community perspectives on research consent involving vulnerable children in Western Kenya. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 7(4), pp. 44-55.