Qualitative Research Journal: Volume 12 Issue 2


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“A funny thing happened on the way to the hypogeum”: An account of crisis and congruity in the arena of indigenous mental health

Darren Garvey

The purpose of this paper is to provide an account of the author's negotiation of a methodological and personal crisis that emerged in the course of his PhD research. It provides…


Priorities and flexibility, trust and transparency: Conducting educational research from inside the school

Jennifer Petschler

The purpose of this paper is to explore emerging issues related to conducting research of an ethnographic nature for a case study based within the school environment where the…


Using applied phronesis to explore productivism in elderly care policy

Daniel Teghe

The purpose of this paper is to provide an example of how applied phronesis can be used as a methodological approach in social research. The example consists of an exploration of…

Some children are more different than others: Language practices in Luxembourgian nurseries

Sascha Neumann

The purpose of the paper is to explore how professional educators in early childhood education cope with diverse linguistic environments in their daily work. The article addresses…


Reflecting the experience of truth: issues of empathy in narrative inquiry

Servet Çelik

The purpose of this article is to underscore the issues of empathy in narrative inquiry, particularly in cases where the researcher shares numerous characteristics in common with…


Narrative inquiry: embracing the possibilities

Sharon Thomas

The purpose of this paper is to promote narrative inquiry as a legitimate and rich research approach for academics undertaking postgraduate studies in higher education learning…


Using diamond ranking as visual cues to engage young people in the research process

Jill Clark

The purpose of this article is to describe and consider the use of diamond ranking activities as visual cues to elicit ideas, prompt reflection and promote discussion amongst…


Game of two passions: a football fan's autoethnography

Keith D. Parry

The purpose of this paper is to explore the use of autoethnography within the context of sports fandom. This paper advocates the use of such qualitative methodologies to enable a…


Supervisory conversations on rigour and interpretive research

Alma Whiteley

The purpose of this paper is to provide a comprehensive narrative account of supervisory conversations with doctoral students. They include providing knowledge and experience…

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