Qualitative Research Journal: Volume 16 Issue 4


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“Underdiscussed, underused and underreported”: pilot work in team-based qualitative research

Jane Morrison, Tim Clement, Debra Nestel, James Brown

The authors, with disparate organisational affiliations and in different geographic locations, worked together on a qualitative multiple-case study of ad hoc supervisory…

Walking in indeterminate spaces: possibilities for political co-existence

Louise Gwenneth Phillips

The purpose of this paper is to discuss how being led by a young child to unknown destinations without shared language offers an experience of indeterminacy that opens up…

Going local in downtown Kingston, Jamaica: Doing political ethnography and qualitative research in a volatile urban environment

Caroline Shenaz Hossein

Academics examining the global South who engage in informal politics to understand social and political issues should be prepared to diversify their methods toolkit. Informal ties…

Testing the potential of auto/biographical life history

Yvonne Downs

The purpose of this paper is to describe a methodological experiment designed to test the potential of an auto/biographical (Stanley, 1992) life history. Could it serve a purpose…

A narrative approach in evaluation: “Narratives of Change” method

Valentina Baú

The purpose of this paper is to introduce the new qualitative method of “Narratives of Change” to evaluate a project’s impact. This new methodology arises from a combination of…

Pedagogical portraits: re-negotiating the first year preservice teacher experience

Marcelle Cacciattolo, Gwen Gilmore

The purpose of this paper is to investigate those teaching and learning factors that either hindered or encouraged preservice teacher participants to succeed in their first year…

Toward a critical grounded theory

Cherry Hense, Katrina Skewes McFerran

Research literature presents lively debate about whether research approaches traditionally belonging to distinct paradigms can be combined (Creswell, 2011). While much of this…

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