Dilemmas of self in the method

Chesney, M 2001, 'Dilemmas of self in the method' , Qualitative Health Research, 11 (1) , pp. 127-135.

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In this article, the author focuses on the researcher in research. Challenged by the theory and criticism of self-indulgence, the author has, as the researcher, come out through reflection and self-scrutiny to address some of the dilemmas the research process has held for her. Dilemmas concerning interviewing women from Pakistan using interpreters have been covered previously. The dilemmas discussed in this article concern the position of the researcher and honesty, the criticism of Western dominance, and how the research process has changed the author.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Health and Wellbeing
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society > Centre for Applied Research in Health, Welfare and Policy
Journal or Publication Title: Qualitative Health Research
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 10497323
Depositing User: H Kenna
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2007 10:31
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2021 21:58
URI: https://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/27

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