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Bracketing in Phenomenology: Only Undertaken in the Data Collection and Analysis Process?

  title={Bracketing in Phenomenology: Only Undertaken in the Data Collection and Analysis Process?},
  author={Zenobia C Y Chan and Yuen-ling Fung and Wai Tong Chien},
  journal={The Qualitative Report},
Phenomenology is an approach to qualitative research that the specific focus is to identify the inherent and unchanging in the meaning of the issue under study (Langdridge, 2007). There are different approaches to phenomenology. Embree (1997) identified seven approaches namely, descriptive (transcendental constitutive) phenomenology, naturalistic constitutive phenomenology, existential phenomenology, generative historicist phenomenology, genetic phenomenology, hermeneutic (interpretive… 
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