Telling Older People’s Housing Stories

  • Roger Clough
  • Mary Leamy
  • Vince Miller
  • Les Bright

Abstract

In the previous chapter we provided an overview of the research design. We now wish to explore two distinctive features of our approach that enabled us to gain different insights into the topic: first, the involvement of older people within the research process in order to make the research more responsive to the perspectives of older people and, secondly, the use of qualitative techniques to collect older people’s housing stories. The need for alternative approaches to gerontological research has been acknowledged recently by other researchers:

Keywords

Coherence Stake Clarification Metaphor Vince 

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Copyright information

© Roger Clough, Mary Leamy, Vince Miller and Les Bright 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger Clough
    • 1
  • Mary Leamy
    • 2
  • Vince Miller
    • 3
  • Les Bright
    • 4
  1. 1.Eskrigge Social ResearchUK
  2. 2.Department of Psychology, University of TeessideUK
  3. 3.Department of Sociology, University of KentUK
  4. 4.Independent ConsultantUK

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