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ERIC Number: EJ853022
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Sep
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 29
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1052-0147
"Ask Me No Secrets, I'll Tell You No Lies": What Happens When a Respondent's Story Makes No Sense
Flicker, Sarah
Qualitative Report, v9 n3 p528-537 Sep 2004
In health research, we depend heavily on the goodwill of study participants. However, the whole social contract of health research is based on the premise that everyone comes to the research table with honorable intentions. What course should we take if we doubt the authenticity of our participants' accounts? Through the use of an illustrative case study, this paper will explore three different ways of thinking about (and handling) implausible narratives. (Contains 1 footnote and 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada