Angela Okune

Informed Consent_BCMWAS11

AO: This is a digitized copy of the signature page of the informed consent that was reviewed by Participant BCMWAS11 prior to interview # 191127_001 and signed after the interview. While the participant stated their willingness to be named and wrote out their full name in the signed...Read more

Informed Consent_NYMWAM06

AO: This is a digitized copy of the signature page of the informed consent that was reviewed by Participant NYMWAM06 prior to interview # 190611_002 and signed after the interview.Read more

Transcript: 191121_001 Being Researched in Kibera

Transcript from Focus Group Discussion

November 21, 2019

10:35 AM – 11:50 AM

Location: Social Hall in Kibera

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AOk. mixed race marriages still notable.

This encounter illustrates how, despite the diverse racial make-up of Nairobi residents, mixed race marriages (Black-White) are still met with surprise. I am constantly surprised that it is...Read more

Informed Consent_DRKWAS01

AO: This is a digitized copy of the signature page of the informed consent that was reviewed by Participant DRKWAS01 prior to interview # 190514_001 and signed after the interview.Read more

AOk. Boss position reserved for those who originate where the money comes from.

This brief jotting of an encounter with a Kenyan employee at Org 2 reveals cynicism about why Kenyans don't end up having the highest "boss" jobs in the country... because they are indebted...Read more

"Official" vs informal research (methods)

I was thinking about how generative this writing call ended up being and it has got me thinking on method. Formal data collection in Nairobi is often very rote in the vein of Bateson's proto-...Read more
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