“Beyond Words”: A researcher’s guide to using photo elicitation in psychology

Bates, Elizabeth A, McCann, Joe, Kaye, Linda and Taylor, Julie (2017) “Beyond Words”: A researcher’s guide to using photo elicitation in psychology. Qualitative Research in Psychology, 14 (4). pp. 459-481. ISSN 1478-0895 DOI https://doi.org/10.1080/14780887.2017.1359352

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Abstract

The use of photo elicitation is limited within the field of psychology despite its theoretical and practical potential. It offers significant benefits as a qualitative method that could present a new and interesting way of exploring previously understood topics within the discipline. Within our discussions, we present a Step-by-Step guide in which we outline the key practical stages, as well as ethical assurances involved in photo elicitation research, using our ongoing research as an illustrative example. It is intended that this could be used as a model of good practice for developing research paradigms beyond those typically used within the psychology discipline.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Photo elicitation; qualitative; interviews; psychology
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Psychology
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2017 13:50
URI: http://repository.edgehill.ac.uk/id/eprint/9309

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