This chapter introduces the projects from which the quotes were drawn. In Chapters 1 and 3, I outlined how the contributors were recruited. In this chapter, you will ﬁnd more information on the aims and objectives of the projects and more details about the respondents. Reading these descriptions will help you get a clearer picture of whose voices were included and whose were not, i.e. the bias in this book. The map below (Figure 4.1) illustrates the spread of
Figure 4.1 Central and Eastern European countries included in this book
voices visually and highlights the fact that this book remains silent about the experiences of people in several countries. It is important to keep this in mind when thinking about the quotes and when doing the tasks later on.