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Interpretation group method in the Dubrovnik tradition

Hollway, Wendy and Volmerg, Birgit (2010). Interpretation group method in the Dubrovnik tradition. International Research Group for Psycho-Societal Analysis.

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Abstract

The interpretation group method was developed for use in analysing qualitative empirical textual data. Most often it is used to analyse transcripts derived from research interviews with individuals and groups. The availability of different perspectives through the group members provides a form of triangulation with the text, enabling a dynamic and creative learning process. The following account is divided into three parts.

1. The generic method in its simple five-step form
2. An elaboration in Lorenzerian style, which involves a distinction between manifest and latent meanings in the text and an orientation to scenic understanding as a way of approaching a psycho-societal analysis.

Item Type: Other
Copyright Holders: 2010 The Authors
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Psychology in the Social Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Item ID: 34374
Depositing User: Wendy Hollway
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2012 08:29
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 03:04
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/34374
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