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Muddy Boots and Smart Suits: Practical Considerations for Research in the Twenty-First Century

King, Amy; Farrelly, Nicholas


Creating new knowledge - the task at the heart of research practice - is almost never straightforward. Whether you are in a Hmong village in northern Thailand, a government office in Canberra, a dusty archive in Beijing, or a banquet hall in Singapore, there is no single, or simple, way that research in Asia-Pacific affairs should be done. For some researchers, their career is spent down in the dirt, where muddy boots may be symbolic of long commitments. Others spend their time among...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Muddy Boots & Smart Suits: Researching Asia-Pacific Affairs


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