My life after death: connecting the field, the findings and the feelings.
Anthropology Matters, 9(1)
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This paper is an account of an emotional journey that took place alongside an ethnographic study of the contemporary cemetery landscape. It seeks to highlight the importance of conducting empirical research as a 'rite of passage', leading to the role of a researcher, by examining the connection between data, the human researcher, and the analysis. Furthermore, this paper argues that the emotionality of the research process needs to be incorporated into discussions of methodology and analysis to enable researchers to produce high-quality social research.
||This paper is published in Anthropology Matters Journal, 2007, Vol 9 (1) 'Fielding Emotions' Editor: Ingie Hovland http://www.anthropologymatters.com/journal/2007-1/
||emotions; research; cemetery; bereavement;
||Health and Social Care > Health and Social Care
||08 Oct 2008 11:49
||08 Jun 2012 03:42
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