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Qualitative research does not represent a monolithic, agreed-on approach to research but is a vibrant and contested field with many contradictions and different perspectives. To respect the multivoicedness of qualitative research, this chapter will approach its history in the plural—as a variety of histories. The chapter will work polyvocally and focus on six histories of qualitative research, which are sometimes overlapping, sometimes in conflict, and sometimes even incommensurable. They can be considered articulations of different discourses about the history of the field, which compete for researchers’ attention. The six histories are: (a) the conceptual history of qualitative research, (b) the internal history of qualitative research, (c) the marginalizing history of qualitative research, (d) the repressed history of qualitative research, (e) the social history of qualitative research, and (f) the technological history of qualitative research.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelThe Oxford Handbook of Qualitative Research
RedaktørerPatricia Leavy
UdgivelsesstedOxford
ForlagOxford University Press
Publikationsdato2020
Udgave2
Sider23-58
ISBN (Trykt)9780190847388
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2020

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