Embodying Research: Maternal Bodies, Fieldwork, and Knowledge Production in Northwest China

Kelly Dombroski

Using story and analysis, this paper explores the role of my (maternal) body in producing ethnographic knowledge, re-envisioning ethnographic fieldwork as an embodied relational engagement with a 'site' or 'space' where a multiplicity of trajectories converge.

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Dombroski, K. 2011. "Embodying Research: Maternal bodies, fieldwork, and knowledge production in Northwest China." Graduate Journal of Asia-Pacific Studies 7(2): 19-29.