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Using thematic analysis in psychology
Thematic analysis is a poorly demarcated, rarely acknowledged, yet widely used qualitative analytic method within psychology. In this paper, we argue that it offers an accessible and theoreticallyExpand
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Successful Qualitative Research: A Practical Guide for Beginners
This chapter introduces qualitative research to a reader new to the area, and sets the scene for the rest of the book. Expand
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Teaching thematic analysis: Overcoming challenges and developing strategies for effective learning
With qualitative research methods an integral part of the psychology curriculum, questions arise of what approaches to teach, and how to teach them. We think thematic analysis (TA) offers a useful –Expand
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Using thematic analysis in sport and exercise research
Thematic analysis (TA) is one of a cluster of analytic approaches you can use, if you want to identify patterns of meaning across a qualitative dataset. The widely-used version of TA we outline inExpand
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In Search of (Better) Sexual Pleasure: Female Genital ‘Cosmetic’ Surgery
Female genital cosmetic surgery (FGCS) procedures are new, but increasing in popularity. In this article, I examine the role of female sexual pleasure in media (31 magazine items) and surgeon (15Expand
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‘Most of Us Guys are Raring to Go Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere’: Male and Female Sexuality in Cleo and Cosmo
Women’s magazines are a popular site for analysis of socio-cultural messages about gender, sex, and sexuality. We analyzed six consecutive issues of Cosmopolitan and Cleo to identify the ways inExpand
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It is very interesting isn’t it because it’s only a short step to genital female genital mutilation isn’t it, I mean the difference being that female genital mutilation is something that’s done toExpand
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The `Fair Deal'? Unpacking Accounts of Reciprocity in Heterosex
Reciprocity is a basic premise of egalitarian relationships, and is typically depicted as a `good thing' within heterosexual sex and relationships. Here we examine a discourse of reciprocity -Expand
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What can “thematic analysis” offer health and wellbeing researchers?
  • V. Braun, V. Clarke
  • Medicine
  • International journal of qualitative studies on…
  • 1 January 2014
The field of health and wellbeing scholarship has a strong tradition of qualitative research*and rightly so. Qualitative research offers rich and compelling insights into the real worlds,Expand
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Female genital cosmetic surgery: a critical review of current knowledge and contemporary debates.
  • V. Braun
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of women's health
  • 30 June 2010
Female genital cosmetic surgery procedures have gained popularity in the West in recent years. Marketing by surgeons promotes the surgeries, but professional organizations have started to questionExpand
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