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Irene Zempi and Imran Awan

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781447331964

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447331964.001.0001

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Research methods

Research methods

Chapter:
(p.15) 2 Research methods
Source:
Islamophobia
Author(s):

Irene Zempi

Imran Awan

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447331964.003.0002

This chapter presents the methodology of this study and the rationale for using qualitative interviewing as the preferred approach. It discusses the practicalities of the research methodology, including the processes of developing an interview framework, engaging participants and analysing research material using Grounded Theory. This is followed by a discussion of the similarities and differences between the researchers and the researched, which are framed by notions of insider/outsider status. In this regard, we reflect upon how our positionality influenced the research process.

Keywords:   methodology, insider, outsider, positionality, qualitative

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