Being a qualitative researcher involves, mainly, assuming the subjective dimension of the research process. This article reflects the process through which I am going through as a junior qualitative researcher within the educative field. If we are immersed in social or humanistic knowledge construction as researchers, we are part of a complex process of relations, we influence and we are influenced, as well. It is an ethical assumption which implies taking responsibility. In this article, I try to reveal how I dealt with my explicit and implicit subjectivity, developing self-reflexivity strategies that allowed me to expand the understanding of the phenomenon.
Self-Reflexivity, Implicit and Explicit Subjectivity, Qualitative Researcher
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Cruz, L. (2015). Self-Reflexivity as an Ethical Instrument to Give Full Play to Our Explicit and Implicit Subjectivity as Qualitative Researchers. The Qualitative Report, 20(10), 1723-1735. Retrieved from http://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol20/iss10/13