Doing Feminist Research in Political and Social Science

by Brooke Ackerly & Jacqui True

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Thank you for contributing to this project on [general description]. [Your name] will have your responses transcribed and translated. I will send you the transcription for your review and comment. In addition, I will send you a copy of any text based on this interview that she shares publicly and would welcome your comments on that as well.What is the best way of communicating this information with you?


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I agree to be interviewed and to have my words and insights used by [your name] according to my preferences indicated above.