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Qualitative psychology and the archive: Introduction to the special section

Tileagă, C. and Byford, J. (2017). Qualitative psychology and the archive: Introduction to the special section. Qualitative Psychology, 4(1) pp. 55–57.

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Abstract

The special section considers the relevance of a reflexive engagement with archives in psychology, and explores the value of archives as a resource for empirical inquiry and scholarship. The contributions offer reflective commentaries on the potential and limitations of working with (and within) archives. They also highlight the range of theoretical, methodological and practical issues that psychologists might want to take into account when engaging in this kind of inquiry, including the need to treat archives and archiving as set of societal practices through which the past is not only preserved, but also constructed, and constituted.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2016 American Psychological Association, 2016 Cristian Tileaga, 2016 Jovan Byford
ISSN: 2326-3598
Extra Information: This article is the editors' introduction to the special section on qualitative psychology and the archive.
Keywords: psychology; archive; qualitative psychology
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Psychology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
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Item ID: 47583
Depositing User: Jovan Byford
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2016 13:05
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2017 07:42
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/47583
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