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Researching vulnerability: What about the researcher?

Downey, Hilary and Hamilton, Kathy L. and Catterall, Miriam (2007) Researching vulnerability: What about the researcher? European Journal of Marketing, 41 (7/8). pp. 734-739. ISSN 0309-0566

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The aim of this paper is to explore researcher vulnerability and identify the ways in which research with vulnerable consumers can impact on consumer researchers. Researchers working in the domain of vulnerable consumers need to be aware that feelings of vulnerability may be reflected back to the researcher.