Qualitative Research Journal: Volume 23 Issue 1


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Studying caste and occupational mobility in India: questioning “positionality” in ethnographic research

Barsa Priyadarsinee Sahoo

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the challenges the author had encountered and the counter-strategies she had adopted to overcome them while conducting ethnography for the…

Synecdochising student identities: EAL teachers' positioning of adult EAL students in Australia

Suma Sumithran, Raqib Chowdhury, Melissa Barnes

Adult student identities within EAL (English as an Additional Language) classrooms have often been positioned as static, homogenised and exoticised within scholarly literature…

Reflexivity in the field encounter in qualitative research: learning from Gadamer

Neil Kenneth McBride

Reflexivity involves critical reflection by the qualitative researcher as to the influence of the researcher's culture, history and belief on the conduct and outcome of the…

From sense to meaning: Narrative Function Coding System for the experience of illness

Maria Francesca Freda, Daniela Lemmo, Ersilia Auriemma, Raffaele De Luca Picione, Maria Luisa Martino

Consistent with current literature, which highlights the role of narration as a key tool for exploring the processes by which people construct the meaning of their critical…

Online teaching during COVID-19 pandemic in Fiji: challenges, facilitators and improvement strategies

Eunice Okyere, Mosese Salusalu, Ramneek Goundar, Kissinger Marfoh

The purpose of this study is to explore online teaching experiences of educators in Fiji National University (FNU). Although they quickly adapted to online teaching, their…

What it means to be a Muslim youth in Canada: a scoping review of empirical studies

Aamir Jamal, Liza Lorenzetti, Swati Dhingra, Clive Baldwin, Heather Ganshorn

Our thematic analysis of the academic literature on Canadian Muslim Youth aims to identify and describe the factors which contribute to the construction of identity among Muslim…

Analyzing the law qualitatively

Matthew Mitchell

This article develops a methodological framework to support qualitative analyses of legal texts. Scholars across the social sciences and humanities use qualitative methods to…

On the methodological and epistemological power of epistemic (de)centering as a reflexive praxis of resistance toward disability justice

Phillip Andrew Boda

Leveraging autoethnography and conceptual syntheses, the author stake the claim that supporting people to empower themselves in the naming and description of their lived realities…

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