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Girls on Girls: tensions and anxieties in research with girls

Kehily, Mary (2004). Girls on Girls: tensions and anxieties in research with girls. Feminism & Psychology, 14(3) pp. 366–370.

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The paper considers some of the difficulties feminists encounter in research encounters with girls. The paper explores girls friendships, some of the ways in which tensions manifest themselves in the field and how the resercher may be positioned in relation to them. Issues of identification and belonging are considered as aspects of feminist research practice and a wider feminist sensibility.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 1461-7161
Keywords: girlhood, friendship, research encounters
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Education Futures
Item ID: 8390
Depositing User: Mary Jane Kehily
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2007
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2016 13:19
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