Home > Research > Publications & Outputs > Mediated research encounters

Electronic data

  • Mediated research encounters

    Rights statement: The final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, Qualitative Research, 18 (6), 2018, © SAGE Publications Ltd, 2004 by SAGE Publications Ltd at the Qualitative Research page: http://https://journals.sagepub.com/home/qrj on SAGE Journals Online: http://online.sagepub.com/

    Accepted author manuscript, 807 KB, PDF document

    Available under license: CC BY-NC: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License

Links

Text available via DOI:

View graph of relations

Mediated research encounters: methodological considerations in cross-language qualitative interviews

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

Published

Standard

Mediated research encounters : methodological considerations in cross-language qualitative interviews. / Chiumento, Anna; Rahman, Atif; Machin, Laura Louise; Frith, Lucy.

In: Qualitative Research, Vol. 18, No. 6, 12.2018, p. 604-622.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

Harvard

APA

Vancouver

Author

Chiumento, Anna ; Rahman, Atif ; Machin, Laura Louise ; Frith, Lucy. / Mediated research encounters : methodological considerations in cross-language qualitative interviews. In: Qualitative Research. 2018 ; Vol. 18, No. 6. pp. 604-622.

Bibtex

@article{51fe4a3d80b742bb85af0cb1556e2a9d,
title = "Mediated research encounters: methodological considerations in cross-language qualitative interviews",
abstract = "Given increasing globalisation, the continuing prevalence of emergencies, and the importance of rigorous research to ensure the mental health needs of populations exposed to emergencies are effectively met, cross-language research will continue to arise. Drawing upon the lead author{\textquoteright}s experience of conducting a cross-language qualitative study in three post-conflict settings in South Asia, this article discusses methodological considerations raised when interviewing with interpreters. These include considering interpreter positionality and matching; the approach to cross-language mediation during interviews; and assessing the quality of interpreter facilitated interviews. Drawing upon approaches taken in this study, the important choices researchers face about how these are managed are examined, considering the roles of researcher and interpreter positionality, the research context, and the epistemological underpinnings of the research. The discussion further illuminates the interrelated methodological, practical and ethical considerations for other researchers embarking upon similar research.",
keywords = "Cross-cultural, cross-language, global mental health, interpreters, phenomenology, qualitative interviews, research methodology",
author = "Anna Chiumento and Atif Rahman and Machin, {Laura Louise} and Lucy Frith",
note = "The final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, Qualitative Research, 18 (6), 2018, {\textcopyright} SAGE Publications Ltd, 2004 by SAGE Publications Ltd at the Qualitative Research page: http://https://journals.sagepub.com/home/qrj on SAGE Journals Online: http://online.sagepub.com/",
year = "2018",
month = dec,
doi = "10.1177/1468794117730121",
language = "English",
volume = "18",
pages = "604--622",
journal = "Qualitative Research",
issn = "1468-7941",
publisher = "SAGE Publications Ltd",
number = "6",

}

RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Mediated research encounters

T2 - methodological considerations in cross-language qualitative interviews

AU - Chiumento, Anna

AU - Rahman, Atif

AU - Machin, Laura Louise

AU - Frith, Lucy

N1 - The final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, Qualitative Research, 18 (6), 2018, © SAGE Publications Ltd, 2004 by SAGE Publications Ltd at the Qualitative Research page: http://https://journals.sagepub.com/home/qrj on SAGE Journals Online: http://online.sagepub.com/

PY - 2018/12

Y1 - 2018/12

N2 - Given increasing globalisation, the continuing prevalence of emergencies, and the importance of rigorous research to ensure the mental health needs of populations exposed to emergencies are effectively met, cross-language research will continue to arise. Drawing upon the lead author’s experience of conducting a cross-language qualitative study in three post-conflict settings in South Asia, this article discusses methodological considerations raised when interviewing with interpreters. These include considering interpreter positionality and matching; the approach to cross-language mediation during interviews; and assessing the quality of interpreter facilitated interviews. Drawing upon approaches taken in this study, the important choices researchers face about how these are managed are examined, considering the roles of researcher and interpreter positionality, the research context, and the epistemological underpinnings of the research. The discussion further illuminates the interrelated methodological, practical and ethical considerations for other researchers embarking upon similar research.

AB - Given increasing globalisation, the continuing prevalence of emergencies, and the importance of rigorous research to ensure the mental health needs of populations exposed to emergencies are effectively met, cross-language research will continue to arise. Drawing upon the lead author’s experience of conducting a cross-language qualitative study in three post-conflict settings in South Asia, this article discusses methodological considerations raised when interviewing with interpreters. These include considering interpreter positionality and matching; the approach to cross-language mediation during interviews; and assessing the quality of interpreter facilitated interviews. Drawing upon approaches taken in this study, the important choices researchers face about how these are managed are examined, considering the roles of researcher and interpreter positionality, the research context, and the epistemological underpinnings of the research. The discussion further illuminates the interrelated methodological, practical and ethical considerations for other researchers embarking upon similar research.

KW - Cross-cultural

KW - cross-language

KW - global mental health

KW - interpreters

KW - phenomenology

KW - qualitative interviews

KW - research methodology

U2 - 10.1177/1468794117730121

DO - 10.1177/1468794117730121

M3 - Journal article

VL - 18

SP - 604

EP - 622

JO - Qualitative Research

JF - Qualitative Research

SN - 1468-7941

IS - 6

ER -