Qualitative Research Journal: Volume 16 Issue 1


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Fieldwork in philosophy, emancipation and researcher dis-position: A post-qualitative research exemplar

Stephen Heimans

The purpose of this paper is to offer an exemplar of post-qualitative “fieldwork in philosophy” research. The paper proposes features of such philosophical fieldwork and…

Reflexivity and the clinician-researcher: managing participant misconceptions

Amy J Hiller, Danya F Vears

It is increasingly common for health care clinicians to undertake qualitative research investigating an aspect of their own profession. Although the additional knowledge and…

Interpreting and presenting marginalized voices through intersubjective accounts

David P Phillips

The purpose of this paper is to introduce a unique approach to accessing, interpreting, and presenting issues concerning the lives of social science research participants. It…

Emotional landscapes; discomfort in the field

Nadine Levy

The purpose of this paper is to explore a researcher’s emotions in the field. It argues that a researcher’s emotional responses can lead to insights into certain aspects of…

From professional identity to organizational membership and back: Narrative sense-making in sport organizations: the case of referees

Amelia Manuti, Giuseppe Mininni, Stefania Attanasio

Narrative is believed to be a crucial component of sense-making in organizations, and previous research in the field suggests that multiple levels and forms of narrative are…

Issues involved in methodological analyses of research interviews

Kathryn Roulston

The purpose of this paper is to argue that qualitative researchers have much to learn from conducting methodological analyses of their own talk in relation to research…


Assessing sonic affects in everyday life: looking for metacognition and metaemotion

Daniel Paiva

The purpose of this paper is to show how material gathering and elicitation can induce metacognition and metaemotions in interviewees and its usefulness for the study of affective…

A requirement and challenge of joke-ability in humor researcher: A fusion autoethnographic analysis

Maria Kmita, Lynnette Mawhinney

With particular reference to qualitative humor research, this paper aims to look at fieldwork from a new angle. The purpose of this paper is to address humor research foci by…

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