Qualitative Research

(The median citation count of Qualitative Research is 2. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-11-01 to 2023-11-01.)
Looking at the ‘field’ through a Zoom lens: Methodological reflections on conducting online research during a global pandemic149
Conducting in-depth interviews with and without voice recorders: a comparative analysis100
Beyond a coefficient: an interactive process for achieving inter-rater consistency in qualitative coding38
Comics-based research: The affordances of comics for research across disciplines31
Towards more-than-human digital data studies: developing research-creation methods28
Using WhatsApp for focus group discussions: ecological validity, inclusion and deliberation26
Conducting cross-cultural qualitative interviews with mainland Chinese participants during COVID: Lessons from the field23
Towards an anticipatory public engagement methodology: deliberative experiments in the assembly of possible worlds using focus groups21
Questioning identities/shifting identities: the impact of researching sex and gender on a researcher’s LGBT+ identity21
The qualitative researcher: the flip side of the research encounter with vulnerable people21
Participatory video from a distance: co-producing knowledge during the COVID-19 pandemic using smartphones20
‘Now that I know what you’re about’: black feminist reflections on power in the research relationship19
Nurturing the buffer zone: conducting collaborative action research in contemporary contexts18
Covid-19 and research in conflict-affected contexts: distanced methods and the digitalisation of suffering17
Engaging with care: ethical issues in Participatory Research16
Of wine and whiteboards: Enacting feminist reflexivity in collaborative research16
The afterlife of interviews: explicit ethics and subtle ethics in sensitive or distressing qualitative research16
Sorry to say goodbye: the dilemmas of letting go in longitudinal research15
A performative paradigm for post-qualitative inquiry15
Theorizing voice: toward working otherwise with voices13
Doing Internet research with hard-to-reach communities: methodological reflections on gaining meaningful access13
Implementing continuous consent in qualitative research13
Future lived experience: inclusive research with people living with dementia13
The smell of lockdown: Smellwalks as sensuous methodology13
Dialogical inquiry: multivocality and the interpretation of text13
Mapping movements: a call for qualitative social network analysis13
‘A point of reference’: the insider/outsider research staircase and transgender people’s experiences of participating in trans-led research13
From textual to visual: the use of concept mapping as an analytical tool in a grounded theory study12
The interweaving of diaries and lives: diary-keeping behaviour in a diary-interview study of international students’ employability management12
Moving beyond ‘shopping list’ positionality: Using kitchen table reflexivity and in/visible tools to develop reflexive qualitative research12
The participatory arts-based research project as an exceptional sphere of belonging11
Where’s the database in digital ethnography? Exploring database ethnography for open data research11
Balancing generosity and critique: reflections on interviewing young men and implications for research methodologies and ethics11
An ‘outsider within’: consideringpositionalityandreflexivityin research on HIV-positive adolescent mothers in South Africa11
Participatory action research with and for undocumented college students: Ethical challenges and methodological opportunities11
Writing sociological fiction10
Making focus groups accessible and inclusive for people with communication disabilities: a research note10
Ethnography of young people in confinement: on subjectivity, positionality and situated ethics in closed space10
From reflection to diffraction: exploring the use of vignettes within post-humanist and multi-species research10
Recognizing research participants’ fluid positionalities in (post-)conflict zones10
‘Put that in your fucking research’: reflexivity, ethnography and disability sport coaching10
Diverse teams researching diversity: Negotiating identity, place and embodiment in qualitative research9
Harm, change and unpredictability: the ethics of interviews in conflict research9
Qualitative analysis at the interface of Indigenous and Western knowledge systems: the Herringbone stitch model9
Reflexive practice in live sociology: lessons from researching Brexit in the lives of British citizens living in the EU-279
What’s in a (pseudo)name? Ethical conundrums for the principles of anonymisation in social media research9
How to make an omelette: A sensory experiment in team ethnography8
Online synchronous focus group interviews: Practical considerations8
Self-care for gender-based violence researchers – Beyond bubble baths and chocolate pralines8
Researching wartime rape in Eastern Congo: why we should continue to talk to survivors?8
‘Lasses are much easier to get on with’: The gendered labour of a female ethnographer in an all-male group8
Reflecting on the use of Google Docs for online interviews: Innovation in qualitative data collection8
Interviewing academic elites: a discourse analysis of shifting power relations8
Student voices that resonate – Constructing composite narratives that represent students’ classroom experiences8
Capturing emotion with audio diaries8
Doing things with description: practices, politics, and the art of attentiveness7
Revisiting the un/ethical: the complex ethics of elite studies research7
Conceptualising quality in co-produced research7
Doing research into Indigenous issues being non-Indigenous7
Describing recovery from drugs and alcohol: how ‘small’ practices of care matter7
Stories as findings in collaborative research: making meaning through fictional writing with disadvantaged young people7
The future of ‘video’ in video-based qualitative research is not ‘dumb’ flat pixels! Exploring volumetric performance capture and immersive performative replay7
Rethinking digital ethnography: A qualitative approach to understanding interfaces7
Using crystallization to understand loneliness in later life: integrating social science and creative narratives in sensitive qualitative research7
Illegal or unethical? Situated ethics in the context of a dual economy7
Emotions in human research ethics guidelines: Beyond risk, harm and pathology7
Transnational online research: recognising multiple contexts in Skype-to-phone interviews7
Doing data together – affective relations and mobile ethnography in home visits7
Interviewing elite women professors: Methodological reflections with feminist research ethics6
Digitally shaped ethnographic relationships during a global pandemic and beyond6
Encountering and processing secondary traumatic stress during qualitative interviews with displaced Iraqis: a research note6
Deepening reflexivity through art in learning qualitative research6
Qualitative data analysis software as a tool for teaching analytic practice: Towards a theoretical framework for integrating QDAS into methods pedagogy6
Curation as methodology6
Telling visual stories of loss and hope: body mapping with mothers about contact after child removal6
It’s a sprint, not a marathon: a case for building short-term partnerships for community-based participatory research6
Taking risks to enable participatory data analysis and dissemination: a research note6
‘I knew that you were there, so I was talking to you’: the use of screen-recording videos in online language learning research6
Why do people participate in research interviews? Participant orientations and ethical contracts in interviews with victims of interpersonal violence6
‘Knit “n” natter’: a feminist methodological assessment of using creative ‘women’s work’ in focus groups6
Can everyone hear me? Reflections on the use of global online workshops for promoting inclusive knowledge generation6
An un/familiar space: children and parents as collaborators in autoethnographic family research6
Emerging spheres of engagement: the role of trust and care in community–university research6
Instagram versus reality: the design and use of self-curated photo elicitation in a study exploring the construction of Scottish identity amongst personal style influencers on Instagram5
Drawing as a method of researching social representations5
Methods for more-than-human wellbeing: A collaborative journey with object interviews5
Images as ‘potentials’: Feminist new materialist orientations to photovoice5
Trust and temporality in participatory research5
Working the aporia: ethnography, embodiment and the ethnographic self5
Thinking with autoethnography in collaborative research: A critical, reflexive approach to relational ethics5
Re-thinking research interview methods through the multisensory constitution of place5
Beyond listening: the value of co-research in the co-construction of narratives5
Obtaining individual narratives and moving to an intersubjective lived-experience description: a way of doing phenomenology5
Voices of displacement: a methodology of sound portraits exploring identity and belonging5
Photovoice, emergency management and climate change: a comparative case-study approach5
COVID times make ‘deep listening’ explicit: changing the space between interviewer and participant5
How to tackle variations in elite interviews: Access, strategies, and power dynamics5
On staying: Extended temporalities, relationships and practices in community engaged scholarship4
When access is denied: Conducting an interview through letter writing4
Aesthetics, verisimilitude and user engagement: reporting findings through fictional accounts in qualitative inquiry4
Young people engaging in event-based diaries: A reflection on the value of diary methods in higher education decision-making research4
Unsettling descriptions: attending to the potential of things that threaten to undermine care4
‘Is that okay, teacher?’ The camera as a tool to challenge power relations in a participatory action research classroom4
Reflexivity in research teams through narrative practice and textile-making4
Stop-motion storytelling: Exploring methods for animating the worlds of rare genetic disease4
Online, offline, hybrid: Methodological reflection on event ethnography in (post-)pandemic times4
Just what are we doing when we’re describing AI? Harvey Sacks, the commentator machine, and the descriptive politics of the new artificial intelligence4
A novice inquiry into unique adequacy4
A critical discussion of the use of film in participatory research projects with homeless young people: an analysis based on case examples from England and Canada4
Doing ethnomethodological ethnography. Moving between autoethnography and the phenomenon in “hybrid studies” of taiji, ballet, and yoga4
You can’t eat art! But can arts-based research challenge neighbourhood stigma?4
A qualitative fallacy: Life trapped in interpretations and stories4
Key considerations when interviewing individuals with expressive language difficulties3
Identity, language and culture: Using Africanist Sista-hood and Deaf cultural discourse in research with minority social workers3
The Performative Narrative Interview: A creative strategy for data production drawing on dialogical narrative theory3
Developing African oral traditional storytelling as a framework for studying with African peoples3
Recognizing the never quite absent: de facto usage, ethical issues, and applications of covert research in difficult research contexts3
‘All the world’s a stage’: Accounting for the dementia experience – insights from the IDEAL study3
Analysing the ways of participating in interview settings: young people’s identity performances and social class in focus groups3
Describing failures of healthcare: a study in the sociology of knowledge3
Using ATLAS for Mac to enact narrative analysis: metaphor of generativity from LGBT older adult life stories3
Embracing the ‘inverted commas’, or How COVID-19 can show us new directions for ethnographic ‘fieldwork’3
‘So what’s arts got to do with it?’: An autoethnography of navigating researcher positionality while co-creating knowledge3
Using messy map interviews to describe and analyse elements pertinent to interviewees3
Rethinking the concept of ‘subaltern-researcher’: different D/deaf identities and communicative modalities as conflict factors in in-depth interviews3
Objects in focus groups: Materiality and shaping multicultural research encounters3
Participatory research in and against time3
Adapting participatory research methods for reflexive environmental management3
Silhouettes analysis: a posthuman method for visualizing and examining the material world3
Implicit influence on body image: methodological innovation for research into embodied experience3
Out of the blue and into it: Autoethnography, emotions and complicated grief3
Describing chronic kidney disease of unknown origin: anthropological noticing and the ‘residual’ category3
Imagining research together and working across divides: Arts-informed research about young people’s (post) digital lives3
Researching ‘non-sexualities’ via creative notebooks: epistemology, embodiment and empowerment3
Autopsy as a site and mode of inquiry: de/composing the ghoulish hu/man gaze3
The slow interview? Developing key principles and practices3
Sociology and the problem of description3
More-than-human methodologies in qualitative research: Listening to the Leafblower3
Cufflinks, photos and YouTube: the benefits of third object prompts when researching race and discrimination in elite higher education3
Narrative feminist research interviewing with ‘inconvenient groups’ about sensitive topics: affect, iteration and assemblages2
RETRACTED: “I am not alone – we are all alone: Using masturbation as an ethnographic method in research on shota subculture in Japan”2
Lived experience influencing law reform: insights from a collaborative research project2
Hierarchy and inequality in research: Practices, ethics and experiences2
Listen to her: Re-finding culturally responsive poetic inquiry as home knowing for women of African descent2
Researching research affects: in-between different research positions2
Studying insecurity from relative safety — Dealing with methodological blind spots2
Gendered fieldwork with Chinese police: Negotiations among a researcher, gatekeeper, and participants2
The challenge of recruiting and engaging reluctant non-expert representatives2
The Face in Visual Representations of Children2
Retraction Notice: “I am not alone – we are all alone: Using masturbation as an ethnographic method in research on shota subculture in Japan”2
Complexity and flexibility: interviews with three-generation families in their homes2
Seven theses on critical empathy: a methodological framework for ‘unsavory’ populations2
Seeing bodies in social sciences research: Body mapping and violent extremism in Kenya2
Ethnomethodological ethnography: Historical, conceptual, and methodological foundations2
Structures for Indigenous sovereignty in research: Disrupting settler colonial methods and relations in research partnerships2
My dear diaries: Following, valuing and reflecting on moments with research materials2
“You have the right to love and be loved”: participatory theatre for disability justice with self-advocates2
Drawing the researcher into data: drawing as an analytical tool in qualitative research2
Examining the value of using naturally occurring data to facilitate qualitative health research with ‘seldom heard’ ‘vulnerable’ groups: A research note on inpatient care2
Starting with the archive: principles for prospective collaborative research2
Qualitative research in crisis: A narrative-practice methodology to delve into the discourse and action of the unheard in the COVID-19 pandemic2
Fieldwork, participation, and unique-adequacy-in-action2
(De)colonising outcomes of community participation – a South African ethnography of ‘ethics in practice’2
Unpacking gatekeeping in medical institutions: A case study of access to end-of-life patients2
Shifting power dynamics in interviews with children: a minority ethnic, working-class researcher’s reflections2
Fostering habits of care: Reframing qualitative data sharing policies and practices2
My face turned red, but it led me … nowhere. Notes on epistemically pointless embarrassment in ethnographic practice2
Challenges and strategies of translation in a qualitative and sensitive research2
Good listening: A key element in establishing quality in qualitative research2
A male ethnographer’s perspective on sexual harassment in fieldwork: a research note2
Embodied graffiti and street art research2
Birds of a feather (don’t always) flock together: Critical reflexivity of ‘Outsiderness’ as an ‘Insider’ doing qualitative research with one’s ‘Own People’2
Freeplaying with narrative: A Jogando method in/as Capoeira research2