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Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis: Theory, Method and Research

@inproceedings{Smith2009InterpretativePA,
  title={Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis: Theory, Method and Research},
  author={Jonathan A. Smith and Paul Flowers and Michael Larkin},
  year={2009}
}
Interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA) is an increasingly popular approach to qualitative inquiry. This handy text covers its theoretical foundations and provides a detailed guide to conducting IPA research. Extended worked examples from the authors' own studies in health, sexuality, psychological distress and identity illustrate the breadth and depth of IPA research. Each of the chapters also offers a guide to other good exemplars of IPA research in the designated area. The final… 
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