3. Necessary Subjectivity: Exploiting Researchers' Motives, Passions and Prejudices in Pursuit of Answering ‘true’ Questions

  1. Linda Finlay and
  2. Brendan Gough
  1. Ilja Maso

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776094.ch3

Reflexivity: A Practical Guide for Researchers in Health and Social Sciences

Reflexivity: A Practical Guide for Researchers in Health and Social Sciences

How to Cite

Maso, I. (2003) Necessary Subjectivity: Exploiting Researchers' Motives, Passions and Prejudices in Pursuit of Answering ‘true’ Questions, in Reflexivity: A Practical Guide for Researchers in Health and Social Sciences (eds L. Finlay and B. Gough), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776094.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 22 JUL 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632064144

Online ISBN: 9780470776094

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • subjectivity;
  • methodological rules;
  • conceptual framework;
  • Europeans;
  • scientific community

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • The formulation of the research question

  • Passion: an intermezzo

  • Generating a theoretical framework

  • Staying open and aware

  • Summary

  • References