Qualitative Research Journal: Volume 23 Issue 5


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Exploring the use of story completion to understand the perpetration of technology-facilitated abuse in relationships

Cynthia Brown, Renee Fiolet, Dana McKay, Bridget Harris

This paper presents a novel exploration of the story completion (SC) method for investigating perpetration of technology-facilitated abuse in relationships (TAR).

Regimes of patriarchy and faith: reflections on challenges in interviewing women and religious minorities in Pakistan

Waqar Ali Shah, Asadullah Lashari

This paper discusses the challenges that two doctoral researchers faced while researching religious minorities and women in a culturally sensitive society such as Pakistan. Their…


Talk or something more? COVID-19 and youth discourses of participation

Andrea Szabó, András Déri

Political participation of young people has been examined, but there is a lack of research about how these participation forms are interpreted and what counts as participation for…

Precarious inclusion: A collaborative account of casualisation and teaching leadership challenges at the post-pandemic university

Reshmi Lahiri-Roy, Ben Whitburn

This paper emerged from the challenges encountered by both authors as academics during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Based on their subsequent reflections on inclusion in…

Rescripting creativity after automation: situating the simulacrum to interpret the queerness of computational creativity

Janine Aldous Arantes, Mark Vicars

The purpose of this paper is to examine how automation in the ever-changing technological landscape is increasing integrated into, and has become a significant presence in, our…

“Exploring unchartered territories”: fieldwork experiences from researching street traders

Elmond Bandauko, Godwin Arku

Doing qualitative research with vulnerable urban populations such as street traders present significant methodological challenges, which many researchers may not be prepared to…

Uncertain futures: perceptions of refugees in a story completion task

Samuel Parker, Deborah Earnshaw, Emma Penn, Roshni Kumari

In recent years the movement of refugees has led to increasing negative media and political discourse about migration in the United Kingdom, particularly as the number of refugees…

Whose voice is heard? The complexities of power when conducting research with children using visual and arts-informed methods

Anna Robb

This article examines the power relationships between researcher and participants, children and adults, drawing on the theories of transgressions and resistance in power, during a…

Creating spaces of well-being in academia to mitigate academic burnout: a collaborative auto-ethnography

Margarietha de Villiers Scheepers, Paul Williams, Vikki Schaffer, Anthony Grace, Carl Walling, Jenna Campton, Karen Hands, Deborah Fisher, Hannah Banks, Jo Loth, Aurora Scheelings

In contrast to prior studies examining burnout in academic employees, this paper explores how academic employee agency mitigates burnout risks in the context of the coronavirus…

Factors that enhance and limit youth empowerment, according to social educators

Asunción Llena Berñe, Anna Planas-Lladó, Carles Vila-Mumbrú, Paloma Valdivia-Vizarreta

This study aims to identify the contextual and relational factors that enhance and limit the empowerment of young people from the perspective of social education professionals.

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