The Research Poem in International Social Work: Innovations in Qualitative Methodology

Rich Furman, Cynthia Lietz, Carol L. Langer


In this article, the authors explore the use of the research poem, a powerful method of qualitative research, in an international social work context. Using ethnographic poems as data, the authors demonstrate a method for creating research poems. They discuss potential strengths and limitations of this approach and explore implications for social research and international social work practice.

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