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Researchers cannot assign value to one meaning without acknowledging the role that they personally play within this construction (Guba & Lincoln, 1989). Qualitative research has usefully attempted to acknowledge this limitation through reflexivity (MacBeth, 2001; Willig, 2001). Reflexive research requires an awareness of the researcher’s contribution to the
construction of meaning and the improbability of remaining neutral, impartial, and unconnected to one’s subject (Nightingale & Cromby, 1999).