Land mines in the field: a modest proposal for improving the craft of qualitative health research.

@article{Thorne2005LandMI,
  title={Land mines in the field: a modest proposal for improving the craft of qualitative health research.},
  author={Sally Thorne and Philip Darbyshire},
  journal={Qualitative health research},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 8},
  pages={
          1105-13
        }
}
In this commentary, the authors encourage a renewed enthusiasm for attention to quality criteria in qualitative health research by poking fun at what they understand to be patterns and themes emerging from data collected in their respective extensive "fieldwork" experiences within the genre. Conceptualizing some of the particularly problematic interpretive turns as land mines in the field (or, alternatively, missteps in the dance, cracks in the pottery, wrong turns in the journey, weeds in the… CONTINUE READING
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