Yarning: a responsive research methodology

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Title Yarning: a responsive research methodology
Author Power, Kerith
Journal Name Journal of Australian Research in Early Childhood Education
Year Published 2004
Place of publication Monash University
Publisher Australian Early Childhood Research Association
Abstract This paper explores 'yarning' as a research method which emerged in a cross-cultural PhD as a means of building a research partnership between feminist and Indigenous leaders in early childhood education. This method created an avenue for the researcher, positioned as both insider and outsider, to hear and understand the voices ofthe Indigenous participants. This responsiveness became a strength of the research which enabled a profound, complex and subtle understanding to emerge across the contact zone (Pratt, 1992: 4) between academic research methods and Indigenous cultures, by bringing them into discursive relations with each other (Griffiths, 1998: 45).
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Publisher URI http://www.education.monash.edu/research/conferences/arece/journal.html
Volume 11
Issue Number 1
Page from 37
Page to 46
ISSN 1320-6648
Date Accessioned 2006-07-04
Date Available 2009-11-25T07:58:02Z
Language en_AU
Faculty Faculty of Education
Subject PRE2009-Education Studies
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/26864
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1x

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