Accidental insider: living the PhD study
West, Caryn, Stewart, Lee, Foster, Kim, and Usher, Kim (2013) Accidental insider: living the PhD study. Collegian, 20 (1). pp. 61-65.
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This paper explores the concept of 'insider' and 'outsider' and the challenges involved in conducting research when the researcher finds themself living the phenomenon under study. Recent literature has been drawn on to explain the context of the 'insider' and 'outsider' in regard to the stance of the researcher. This is followed by an overview of the personal experiences of the author. The advantages and disadvantages of being an insider within the context of the phenomenon of study are discussed along with the challenges and implications for a researcher 'living their PhD research'.
|Item Type:||Article (Commentary)|
|Keywords:||insider researcher; outsider researcher; family resilience; chronic pain; personal reflections|
|FoR Codes:||11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1110 Nursing > 111099 Nursing not elsewhere classified @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||92 HEALTH > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920210 Nursing @ 100%|
|Deposited On:||14 Jun 2012 11:05|
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