Researching older Vietnam-born migrants at a distance: the role of digital kinning

Hien Thi Nguyen, Loretta Baldassar, Raelene Wilding, Lukasz Krzyzowski

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With transnational families increasingly performing familyhood online, social researchers have shifted their attention to digital methods and have also begun to document and analyse the role of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) and what it means to engage these technologies (Wang, Myers, and Sundaram, 2013; Baldassar, Nedelcu, Merla, and Wilding, 2016; Alinejad and Ponzanesi, 2020; Baldassar and Wilding, 2020). ICTs are also increasingly incorporated into online research with migrants and their kinship networks across countries (Vildaite, 2019; Bryceson and Vuorela, 2002; Baldassar and Wilding, 2020), facilitating multi-sited studies without the need for costly and time-consuming travel. Online research practices became even...
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQualitative and Digital Research in Times of Crisis
Subtitle of host publicationMethods, Reflexivity, and Ethics
EditorsHelen Kara, Su-ming Khoo
PublisherPolicy Press
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9781447363828
ISBN (Print)978-1447363798
Publication statusPublished - 29 Nov 2021


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