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ERIC Number: EJ872837
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
ISSN: ISSN-1077-8004
Excessive Interviews: Listening to Maternal Subjectivity
Willink, Kate
Qualitative Inquiry, v16 n3 p206-216 2010
In this article, the author revisits an interview with Ava Montalvo--a mother of two living in Albuquerque, New Mexico--which initially confounded her interpretive resources. This reflexive, performative article examines the role of excess as an analytical lens through which to understand maternal subjectivity and elaborates the methodological implications of this lens for interviewing methods and qualitative fieldwork. The author employs performative writing to exemplify that which exceeds accepted boundaries and normative scholarly representation. (Contains 5 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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