Qualitative Research Journal: Volume 14 Issue 3


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Researchers’ reflections of empathy following interviews with migrants

M. Laura Vazquez Maggio, Harriet Westcott

The purpose of this paper is to explore empathy in the research process by drawing on findings from interviews to investigate the experience of empathy when two migrant…


Vulnerable practitioners: fictional narratives affecting masculine teacher identity

Ian Davis

The purpose of this paper is to explore how fictional narratives help us envision ways of constructing the identity as teaching professionals. Furthermore, how encounters with…

Uncovering hidden historical narratives of village women in Namibia

Ellen Ndeshi Namhila

The purpose of this paper is to describe the research techniques used by the author in collecting, analysing and writing life histories of women in the war during Namibia's…

Political reflexivity in post-bushfire research

Lisa Gibbs, Colin MacDougall, Karen Block

Post-disaster research presents particular challenges for the qualitative researcher due to the wider contextual demands of media attention, public debates and intense scrutiny of…


Athletic identity – or an autoethnography of almost losing a leg

Staci Zavattaro

The purpose of this paper is to use autoethnography to explore notions of self-identity formation and projection. The author uses the stages of grief as an analytical tool to…

Grounded theory research: Exploring work-family enrichment in an emerging economy

Pavitra Mishra, Rajen Gupta, Jyotsna Bhatnagar

The purpose of this paper is to explore the phenomenon of work-to-family enrichment in totality. Using grounded theory, the study aims to understand antecedents, moderators, and…


Searching and searching again – finding meaning through arts-based research

Mary-Rose McLaren

– The purpose of this paper is to explore the interrelation of form and meaning in arts-based research and in academic writing.


Bricolage and the Health Promoting School

Kerry Renwick

The propositional knowledge about the Health Promoting School (HPS) and how it privileges the health sector, and research through intervention and behaviour change rather than…

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