Social Mobilisation for Housing Rights: A Qualitative Case Study Using Semi-structured Interviews
|Title:||Social Mobilisation for Housing Rights: A Qualitative Case Study Using Semi-structured Interviews||Authors:||Lima Holanda, Valesca||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/9137||Date:||Dec-2017||Abstract:||This methods case is a qualitative research study whose purpose is to explore social movements' strategies to pressure government for housing rights. It highlights the particular importance of explaining case selection in qualitative studies. In qualitative studies, especially, it is crucial to the validity of claims to justify why a specific case study, in a sea of other case studies, was chosen. In this methods case, I provide an account of one specific study I performed in Latin America on social mobilisation for housing rights at the local government level. It was an exploratory study conducted with members of a local housing council in the city of Maracanaú, Brazil. The case sheds light on purposive sample, as strategic social actors were chosen based on their ...||Type of material:||Book Chapter||Publisher:||Sage||Copyright (published version):||2017 Sage||Keywords:||Social housing;Social mobilisation;Housing rights;Latin America;Qualitative interviews;Field studies||DOI:||10.4135/978144627305015602461||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Politics and International Relations Research Collection|
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