Department of Sociology and Anthropology, 2-128 Wilson Hall, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717-2380.
Poor Mothers and Habits of Hiding: Participatory Methods in Poverty Research
Article first published online: 20 SEP 2005
Journal of Marriage and Family
Volume 67, Issue 4, pages 949–959, November 2005
How to Cite
Dodson, L. and Schmalzbauer, L. (2005), Poor Mothers and Habits of Hiding: Participatory Methods in Poverty Research. Journal of Marriage and Family, 67: 949–959. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2005.00186.x
- Issue published online: 20 SEP 2005
- Article first published online: 20 SEP 2005
- participatory research;
- poor women;
Poor mothers have long-standing habits of hiding their lives in response to punitive authorities and stigma. We identify practices of hiding daily life, and we describe participatory research approaches for and ethical concerns in learning more about poor women's critical insights and survival strategies.