THE INTERPRETIVE ZONE IN INTERNATIONAL QUALITATIVE RESEARCH

Liora Bresler

Resumo


This article is about the concept of interpretative zone in the international research, definig as when the researcher had been encultrurated in a different country then the one where the research was conducted. . The bases of this concept in hermeneutics and in Antropology, among other theories, are revised. The basic tension between emic and ethics of the qualitative research are lightned, through a methological analyses on the relationship between the researcher’s self and “others”. The interpretative zone concept is exemplified
through the analyses of the author’s cultural informed perspective on the meaning constructing processes of three research experiences. Those researches were focused on school art education, arts and music, developed in the United the States, when the author was raised in Israel, and in Israel,
after the author had been a resident of US for many years.

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Qualitative research, international contexts, subjectivity.

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