Studying counter-progressive actors

Research into social movements and legal mobilization has tended to focus on progressive movements. To study “the other side” – actors who are ideologically far removed, and actively working against a cause normatively supported by the researcher – involve particular practical, methodological and ethical challenges. This roundtable focuses on how best to study “the dark side” or counter-progressive actors.

Chair: Paola Bergallo
introduction: Neil Datta