Researching young women's bodies: values, dilemmas and contradictions

Frost, L. (2003) Researching young women's bodies: values, dilemmas and contradictions. In: Bennett, A., Ceislik, M. and Miles, S., eds. (2003) Researching Youth. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 120-137. ISBN 978-1403905734

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Additional Information:Researching Young Women's Bodies examines the methodological difficulties in applying post-modern paradigms within qualitative research with young women. The ethical frameworks for 'sensitive' research (in relation to 'body-hatred') are also examined. The author undertook an original piece of qualitative research in a psychiatric facility and school with a sixth form, to look at attitudes towards the body. This paper examines the specific difficulties in planning such sensitive research and critically examines the solutions developed by the author.
Uncontrolled Keywords:women's bodies, young women, body image
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