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Emotions and Fieldwork
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Emotions and Fieldwork


Volume: 28
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October 1993 | 80 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The place of emotions in research poses many dilemmas. Ignoring emotions can have significant costs for analysis and for competence as researchers. This volume explores the links between emotion and analysis: how the feelings of fieldworkers - about their professional identity, their work and the people they study - inform analyses. The conclusion offers an extended example from one of the authors' field studies to highlight how the emotions of the fieldworkers can enhance qualitative analyses.
 
Introduction
 
Fieldworkers as Professionals
 
Immersion vs Analytic Ideals
 
Feelings about Participants
 
Conclusions

A fantastic insight into qualitative research that acknowledges the value and importance of researcher's emotions during the research process

Ms Irena Loveikaite
College Street Campus, Waterford Institute of Technology
July 7, 2016

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