Qualitative Research Journal: Volume 18 Issue 3


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Balancing loving and caring in times of chronic illness

G.J. Teunissen, P. Lindhout, T.A. Abma

The purpose of this paper is to explore the impact of chronic illness on a couple’s life experiences over a period of 40 years. It critically examines the assumptions of the…

Constructing narrative and phenomenological meaning within one study

Carmel Patterson

The purpose of this paper is to argue for the articulation of the affordances of two qualitative methodologies when used within one study to address the multi-dimensional nature…


Conducting qualitative video research with young children

Kelly Shoecraft, Bev Flückiger

The purpose of this paper is to explore the practical use of video cameras during a study with young children.

Framework analysis: a whole paradigm approach

Matthew D. Kiernan, Mick Hill

Students of social research methods in search of a “Haynes manual” type set of instructions are often, if not invariably, thwarted in their ambitions and are either confronted…


Empirical verification of the “TACT” framework for teaching rigour in qualitative research methodology

Ben Kei Daniel

The purpose of this paper is to present a framework intended to guide students and novice researchers in learning about the necessary dimensions for assessing the rigour of…


Using vignettes in qualitative interviews as clues, microcosms or provokers

Jukka Törrönen

Recent studies have introduced new productive theoretical orientations to the vignette studies. There is not, however, sufficient analytical discussion on how the vignettes can be…


Being sensitive to the culture: challenges in researching sensitive topics in an Asian culture

Arosha S. Adikaram

The purpose of this paper is to illustrate how the particular culture within which research is conducted and its norms and values can give rise to additional challenges and…

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