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Narratives of the night: The use of audio diaries in researching sleep

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This article draws on data from two major empirical studies of sleep to examine the use of audio diaries as an approach to researching sleep. Sleep has only recently emerged as a topic of interest to the sociologist, providing a valuable resource through which to examine the roles and relationships and gender inequalities which underpin everyday life. Yet accessing individual experiences of sleep is problematic. Considered a non-conscious activity, sleep takes place in most cases at night wit...

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Meadows, R More by this author
Journal:
Sociological Research Online
Volume:
10
Issue:
4
Pages:
15-31
Publication date:
2005-12-01
ISSN:
1360-7804
URN:
uuid:75195631-df34-429d-8cd3-09e9d05ca32d
Source identifiers:
351688
Local pid:
pubs:351688

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