Researching Different Age Groups Through Memory-Work

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dc.contributor.author Small, Jennie.
dc.date.accessioned 2007-08-06T01:26:46Z
dc.date.accessioned 2012-12-15T02:48:51Z
dc.date.available 2007-08-06T01:26:46Z
dc.date.available 2012-12-15T02:48:51Z
dc.date.issued 2007-08-06T01:26:46Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2100/410
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/19759
dc.description.abstract This paper looks at the issue of researching different age groups using the research method, memory-work. Four age groups have been studied: 12 years, 20 years, 40 years, and 65+ years, in an investigation of women’s and girls’ good and bad holiday experiences. The paper highlights the different ways in which the different age groups approached the key features of memory-work: the writing of memories of holiday experiences and the collective discussion and theorising of these experiences. The emergent good and bad themes of women’s and girls’ holiday experiences cannot be understood without reference to the research method - memory-work, the relationship of the different age groups to the method, the other participants, the researcher and the socio-cultural environment. It is from within this context that the memories of holiday experiences emerged. The paper highlights the difficulties of researchers interpreting the experiences of age groups different from their own. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject feminist en
dc.subject holiday en
dc.subject memory en
dc.subject memory-work en
dc.title Researching Different Age Groups Through Memory-Work en
dc.type Article en


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