Heterosexuality at the movies: an auto-ethnographic study of young heterosexual women and their viewing experiences

Daine, Nicola A (2007) Heterosexuality at the movies: an auto-ethnographic study of young heterosexual women and their viewing experiences. PhD thesis, University of Gloucestershire.

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Abstract

This thesis takes a qualitative, auto-ethnographic approach to interrogating heterosexuality via a series of in-depth interviews with young women about their experiences of watching films. I have adopted a feminist approach to the research, locating myself within the project via a series of extracts from research diaries I have kept during the project, reflecting my own position as 'researched' as well as 'researcher'. This auto-ethnographic approach draws on the work of previous theorists researching women's lives from a feminist perspective (e.g. Skeggs: 1995, 1997; Stanley and Wise: 1990, 1993; Maynard and Purvis: 1994).

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Thesis Advisors:
Thesis AdvisorEmailURL
Jennings, Rosrjennings@glos.ac.ukhttps://infonet.glos.ac.uk/departments/adu/staffprofiles/Pages/RosJennings.aspx
Allen Collinson, JacquelynUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Uncontrolled Keywords: Heterosexual women, film, cinema, auto-ethnographic methodology, researcher as subject
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Media
Depositing User: Susan Turner
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2015 16:11
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2017 10:53
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/1334

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