Series editor(s): Dr. Sam Hillyard
Subject Area: Sociology and Public Policy
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|Title:||Chapter 7 Naughty knickers, stick-on nipples and Mrs Doubtfire: The ‘humourous’ talk of post-mastectomy women|
|Volume:||11 Editor(s): Sam Hillyard ISBN: 978-1-84950-942-8 eISBN: 978-1-84950-943-5|
|Citation:||Emma Rowley (2010), Chapter 7 Naughty knickers, stick-on nipples and Mrs Doubtfire: The ‘humourous’ talk of post-mastectomy women, in Sam Hillyard (ed.) New Frontiers in Ethnography (Studies in Qualitative Methodology, Volume 11), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.125-140|
|DOI:||10.1108/S1042-3192(2010)0000011010 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
|Article type:||Chapter Item|
Ethnographic interviews are often favoured when examining sensitive issues, such as patients' accounts of their illness experiences. This type of interview enables the researcher to get a deeper (some would argue possibly better) understanding of the experiences that interviewees are recounting, relying on the interviewee to drive the focus of the conversation rather than the researcher determining what is discussed and shared.
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