Qualitative Research Journal: Volume 22 Issue 3


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A functional model explaining the dynamics of flourishing during adolescence: an interpretative phenomenological analysis

Durgesh Nandinee, Suvashisa Rana, Naga Seema

The objectives of the study were to explore the lived experiences of adolescents for understanding the process of their flourishing and develop a functional model to explain the…

The SAMR model as a framework for scaffolding online chat: a theoretical discussion of the SAMR model as a research method during these “interesting” times

Janine Arantes

The purpose of this paper is to explore the potential of the substitution, augmentation, modification and redefinition (SAMR) model as a research method via a project that aimed…


“There was help for me at the time, but I didn't feel like I deserved it”: exploring the unmet needs of adolescents experiencing maternal cancer in Ireland

Leonor Rodriguez, Pat Dolan, Michael Kerin, Annmarie Groarke

This secondary data analysis explores the unmet needs of adolescents experiencing maternal cancer in Ireland. Research has shown that one of the challenges adolescents deal with…

Wisdom in higher education: discussions with education academics utilising the Bhagavad Gita

Shelly Rampal, Sue Erica Smith, Anna Soter

In this paper we seek to provide insight as to how wisdom is, or might be, perceived and enacted in Higher Education contexts. Selected constructs of wisdom derived from the…

Extended qualitative content analysis: researching the United Nations and other international institutions

Janne Mende

This paper aims to introduce the extended qualitative content analysis (EQCA) method to integrate data-reducing and data-complicating research steps when conducting qualitative…


Discovering ethnography and passing on the baton: exploring life in a hospital school

Pat Sikes, Madeline Platt

This paper considers an undergraduate student's coming to, and use of, an ethnographic approach as a particularly appropriate way in which to investigate aspects of life in a…

Addressing in/equalities: a re-imagined curriculum for low-attaining youth

Liz Atkins

This paper aims to report on a project re-imagining of a Level 1 English-model broad vocational curriculum for low-attaining youth. The project, funded by Rothschild, has sought…

Positioning the researcher for studying Indian immigrant children's asthma in New Zealand: a reflective account

Indu Sudarsan, Karen Hoare, Nicolette Sheridan, Jennifer Roberts

This article aims to explore the meanings of positionality and demonstrate how reflective memos can illustrate positionality in a constructivist grounded theory (CGT) study.

Community members speak –“Why are healthcare personnel subjected to disrespect and violence?”

Lubna Ansari Baig, Zaeema Ahmer, Hira Tariq, Saleema Arif, Zaini Sarwar

Healthcare personnel (HCP) are at high risk of facing violence globally. Their sanctity and respect are threatened by violence in healthcare settings. Mostly, this occurs at the…

Scoping review: barriers to primary care access experienced by immigrants and refugees in English-speaking countries

Hamza Kamran, Hadi Hassan, Mehr Un Nisa Ali, Danish Ali, Moizzuddin Taj, Zara Mir, Munj Pandya, Shirley R. Steinberg, Aamir Jamal, Mukarram Zaidi

This study examined 46 articles in total, which yielded 5 recurring themes: perceived discrimination, language barriers, socioeconomic barriers, cultural barriers and…

Readiness for discharge from hospital: a concept analysis

Arezoo Monfared, Nahid Dehghan Nayeri, Nazila Javadi-Pashaki, Fateme Jafaraghaee

This study aimed to analyze and define the concept of readiness for hospital discharge (RHD) in patients with myocardial infarction (MI).

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