Putting reflexivity into practice: experiences from ethnographic fieldwork

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Abstract

In this paper, I discuss my use of reflexive writing during my PhD fieldwork, which was an eight month ethnographic study of one early learning and childcare setting. Going into my fieldwork, I was keen to explore how reflexivity could help me negotiate issues that arose because of my professional background as a preschool teacher. In the essay, I discuss my reasons for using reflexive writing during my fieldwork, and argue that reflexive writing exposed issues that might otherwise have remained hidden.
LanguageEnglish
Pages83-91
Number of pages9
JournalEthics & Social Welfare
Volume9
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Jan 2015

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