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Embodying self-censorship: studying, writing and communicating

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Through a study of Singaporean citizenship in the context of Singaporean transnational migration, I consider the workings of self-censorship that I define as practices of omission arising from perceived or real sensitivities in politico-social contexts. I suggest that researchers should be attentive to self-censorship practices enacted by research participants and study this through a triangulation of fieldwork methods. I also reflect on possible self-censorship practices made by researchers during the writing and communicating stages of research work. My goal is to argue that paying attention to self-censorship enables us to make sense of and challenge the unequal power relations structuring our everyday worlds.
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Keywords: Singapore; citizenship; reflexivity; self-censorship; transnational migration; triangulation of methods

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Royal Holloway University of London, Department of Geography, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX, Email: [email protected]

Publication date: 2008-12-01

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