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Qualitative Research

Qualitative Research


eISSN: 17413109 | ISSN: 14687941 | Current volume: 24 | Current issue: 3 Frequency: Bi-monthly
Qualitative Research was established in 2001 by Sara Delamont and Paul Atkinson. The journal was founded to offer a critical and reflective gaze on methodological approaches, understandings and engagements, and worked to counter tendencies that imagined qualitative research could become a taken for granted set of precepts and procedures. Qualitative Research encourages authors to take a critical engagement with the orthodox and the heterodox, the familiar and the innovative, the modern and the postmodern, and the experimental and the traditional. The journal continues to be guided by the principles of the founding editors, and invites creative, critical engagements with methods, methodology and qualitative practice.

Qualitative Research is available electronically on SAGE Journals Online at http://qrj.sagepub.com 

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Qualitative Research publishes papers with a clear methodological focus. We invite scholarship that has multi-disciplinary appeal, that debates and enlivens qualitative methods, and that pushes at the boundaries of established ways of doing qualitative research. We are interested in papers that are attentive to a wide audience, that are alive to new and diverse ways of thinking about qualitative methods, and that contribute to discussions within the pages of this journal. These discussions can be brought to life through empirical studies and research encounters, but we do not accept papers that focus on reporting the findings from qualitative research studies.

We see our journal as contributing to the community of academics across different fields who use qualitative methods as a way of making sense of the world. We understand methods and methodology as a practice and as a perspective, and welcome contributions that reflect on and critically engage with both aspects. Qualitative Research is a space where ideas and understandings are used to open up methodological issues for reflection and debate, and we work hard to provide a supportive environment to foster this ethos.

Editors
Tom Hall Cardiff University, UK
Sophie Hallett Cardiff University, UK
Jamie Lewis Cardiff University, UK
Kate Moles (Editor-in-Chief) Cardiff University, UK
Editorial Board
Louisa Allen University of Auckland, New Zealand
Allison Anders University of South Carolina, USA
Sahla Aroussi University of Leeds, UK
Paul Atkinson Cardiff University, UK
Lucy Bell University of Surrey, UK
Andy Bennett Griffith University, Australia
Casey Burkholder University of New Brunswick, Canada
David Calvey Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Bryan Clift University of Bath, UK
Julia Coffey University of Newcastle, Australia
Marci Cottingham University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Sara Delamont Cardiff University, UK
Tia DeNora Exeter University, UK
Bella Dicks Cardiff University, UK
Andrea Doucet Brock University, Canada
Guillaume Dumont EMLYON Business School, France
Umut Erel The Open University, UK
Sandra L. Faulkner Bowling Green State University, USA
Nigel Fielding University of Surrey, UK
Richard Fitzgerald University of Macau, China
Rosie Flewitt Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Uwe Flick Freie Universtität Berlin, Germany
Maureen Flint University of Georgia, USA
Victoria Foster Edge Hill University, UK
Andrew Gitlin University of Georgia, USA
Luis F. Gonzales Universidad Santo Tomás, Columbia
Christian Greiffenhagen The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Katalin Halasz Brunel University, UK
Karen Henwood Cardiff University, UK
Johanna Hiitola University of Oulu, Finland
Sam Hillyard University of Lincoln, UK
Christine Hine University of Surrey, UK
Jenifer Ho City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
William Housley Cardiff University, UK
David Howes Concordia University, Canada
Marnie Howlett LSE, UK and University of Oxford, UK
Samantha Hurn Exeter University, UK
Annie Irvine King’s College London, UK
Eleanor Johnson University of Bristol, UK
Ameil Joseph McMaster University, Canada
Mareile Kaufmann University of Oslo, Norway
Frans Kruger University of the Free State, South Africa
Joseph Levitan McGill University, Canada
Karen Lumsden University of Nottingham, UK
Dawn Lyon University of Kent, UK
Mairtin Mac an Ghaill Newman University, Birmingham, USA
Katie MacDonald Athabasca University, Canada
Elizabeth Mackinlay The University of Queensland, Australia
Dawn Mannay Cardiff University, UK
Natalia Martini Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany
Alan Santinele Martino University of Calgary, Canada
Eva Marxen School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA
Sonja Marzi LSE, UK
Natasha Mauthner Newcastle University, UK
Julie McLeod University of Melbourne
Litea Meo-Sewabu University of the South Pacific, Fiji Islands
James Mienczakowski Victoria University, Australia
Kathy A. Mills Australian Catholic University, Australia
EJ Milne Charles Darwin University, Australia and University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Lesley Murray University of Brighton, UK
David Mwambari King's College London, UK
Caitríona Ní Laoire University College Cork, Ireland
Susan Nordstrom University of Memphis, USA
Caitlin Nunn Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Chijioke Obasi University of the West of Scotland, UK
Esther O. Ohito Rutgers University, USA
Rebecca E. Olson University of Queensland, Australia
Jane Palmer University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Kaushalya Perera University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
Maria-Victoria Perez-y-Perez University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Timothy Rapley Newcastle University, UK
Signe Ravn University of Melbourne, Australia
Sarah Riley Massey University, New Zealand
Lucero Ibarra Rojas Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, Mexico
Karen Ross University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA
Kathryn Roulston University of Georgia, USA
Jennifer Rowsell University of Sheffield, UK
Anne Ryen University of Agder, Norway
Samira Saramo Migration Institute of Finland, Finland
Susie Scott University of Sussex, UK
Anastasia Shesterinina The University of Sheffield, UK
Wesley Shumar Drexel University, USA
Pat Sikes University of Sheffield, UK
Robin Smith Cardiff University, UK
Neil Stephens University of Birmingham, UK
Sharlene Swartz University of Fort Hare, South Africa
Atsushi Takeda Ritsumeikan University, Japan
Elena Vacchelli University of Greenwich, UK
Phillip Vannini Royal Roads University, Canada
Dirk vom Lehn King’s College London, UK
Ash Watson UNSW, Australia
Darin Weinberg University of Cambridge, UK
Susan Whatman Griffith University, Australia
Emilie Whitaker University of Salford, UK
Emma Wincup Joseph Rowntree Foundation, UK
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