Qualitative Research Journal: Volume 6 Issue 1


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Implications of conceptualizations of the self for interview based research: Making meaning from interview data

Gordon Walker

Qualitative research is very often concerned with uncovering the basic structure or essence of whatever is being examined so that conclusions can be drawn and principles…

Perspectives and practice: the satisfaction construct

Amanda Henderson

Patient satisfaction is measured at all levels of the Australian health system. However, these activities are not guided by formal national policy, nor is there a uniform approach…

Poto He Anga: Collaboration and Consultation in Pasifika Research

Jo Fletcher, Faye Parkhill, Amosa Fa’afoi, Missy Morton

Research into the literacy of Pasifika (Pacific Island) children has predominantly focused on what the children cannot do. We present a layered account as we report on the issues…

The art and craft of rigorous analysis and authentic (re)presentation

Carol Mutch

Qualitative data analysis requires methodological knowledge and intellectual competence. Analysis is not about adhering to any one correct approach or set of right techniques; it…

The familiarization study in qualitative research: from theory to practice

Alma M. Whiteley, Jervis Whiteley

This paper seeks to bridge a perceived gap in the literature on the methodology of qualitative research. The audience in mind is business and management students who are required…


The art of wellbeing and ageing: a goal‐oriented creative arts based approach

Pamela Bruder Freeman

At the 2003 AQR Conference, like many others present, I was inspired by Stuart Hill’s presentation that candidly described his approach to research and as he termed it, ‘extending…

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