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Windsor, located in southwestern Ontario, is often characterized as a blue-collar auto-manufacturing border town in Canada (George & Ku, 2012) situated just across the Detroit river. In recent years, the city has become characterized as an economically struggling ...
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...discussion about the overall research process. The research team took detailed notes of these discusions, which were in turn used to develop preliminary analytical frames to guide the coding of interview transcripts. Third, youth researchers transcribed each of their interviews. The team analyzed these transcripts and the insights generated were then compared to the themes produced in previous focused discussions. This process allowed us to develop a list of preliminary findings. Following an adapted version of Frisina’s (2006) “back-talk” focus group technique, youth researchers commented on the preliminary conclusions and insights. We utilized this discussion session as an opportunity to further explore the youth researchers’ own experiences of civic engagement, thereby adding additional detail, depth, and richness to both our data collection process and findings.
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