Seeking a usable methodology: The production of the fin-de-siecle female prostitute

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Seeking a usable methodology: The production of the fin-de-siecle female prostitute. / Jansdotter, Anna.

In: Qualitative Research, Vol. 8, No. 3, 2008, p. 307-315.

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T1 - Seeking a usable methodology: The production of the fin-de-siecle female prostitute

AU - Jansdotter, Anna

PY - 2008

Y1 - 2008

N2 - The idea of a usable methodology, one which will both retain the idea of 'a subject' at the heart of research and also recognize that in historical research the researcher necessarily has to work with textual remains, is discussed. Piecing this together is explored in relation to researching correspondences and other archival materials relating to two women who were fin de siecle prostitutes and also a deaconess who helped and 'rescued' them.

AB - The idea of a usable methodology, one which will both retain the idea of 'a subject' at the heart of research and also recognize that in historical research the researcher necessarily has to work with textual remains, is discussed. Piecing this together is explored in relation to researching correspondences and other archival materials relating to two women who were fin de siecle prostitutes and also a deaconess who helped and 'rescued' them.

KW - siecle prostitute

KW - epistolarity

KW - archives

KW - letters

KW - narrative methodology

KW - the fin de

U2 - 10.1177/1468794108093626

DO - 10.1177/1468794108093626

M3 - Article

VL - 8

SP - 307

EP - 315

JO - Qualitative Research

T2 - Qualitative Research

JF - Qualitative Research

SN - 1741-3109

IS - 3

ER -