Feminist Dilemmas in Qualitative Research
Public Knowledge and Private Lives
- Jane Ribbens - Oxford Brookes University, UK
- Rosalind Edwards - University of Southampton, UK
Feminist Theory | Qualitative Research (General) | Social Research Methods
Particular themes examined are: the research dilemmas that occur from feminist perspectives in relation to researching private and personal social worlds; the position of the researcher as situated between public knowledge and private experience; and the dilemmas raised for researchers seeking to contribute to academic discourse while remaing close to their knowledge forms.