Approaches to reflexivity in qualitative research
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Approaches to reflexivity in qualitative research

Maura Dowling Lecturer, Centre for Nursing Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland

The term ‘reflexivity’, as it applies to nursing, is poorly described and elusive. Yet it represents a new chapter in qualitative research, argues Maura Dowling, closing the door on a belief that distance between researcher and participant is paramount, and providing momentum for a move towards a position where boundaries between the two are surrendered

Nurse Researcher. 13, 3, 7-21. doi: 10.7748/nr2006.

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