Telling Secrets, Revealing Lives

@article{Ellis2007TellingSR,
  title={Telling Secrets, Revealing Lives},
  author={Carolyn S Ellis},
  journal={Qualitative Inquiry},
  year={2007},
  volume={13},
  pages={29 - 3}
}
  • C. Ellis
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • Qualitative Inquiry
This article focuses on relational ethics in research with intimate others. Relational ethics requires researchers to act from our hearts and minds, acknowledge our interpersonal bonds to others, and take responsibility for actions and their consequences. Calling on her own research studies, the author examines relational ethics in ethnographies in which researchers are friends with or become friends with participants over the course of their projects. Then she examines autoethnographic… Expand
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