Qualitative Psychological Research Using the Voice Apporach


  • Mechthild Kiegelmann Karlsruhe University of Education




psychology, coping with socially taboo topics, voice approach, qualitative research


The method of voice centered listening is a qualitative-psychological approach that is well suited to analyze psychological strategies of dealing with taboo-topics and psychological conflicts. This expanded version is based on approaches of analyzing moral development, expanded to trace different of ways handling taboo subjects. The goal of this method is to interpret the interplay of dissonant (or harmonious) and inconsistent "voices" dealing with these taboo subjects. URN: urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs0002136


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Author Biography

Mechthild Kiegelmann, Karlsruhe University of Education

Mechthild KIEGELMANN, Wissenschaftliche Assistentin in der Abteilung Pädagogische Psychologie an der Universität Tübingen. Arbeitsschwerpunkte: qualitative Psychologie, pädagogische Psychologie, Psychologie des Schweigenbrechens, Traumapsychologie



How to Cite

Kiegelmann, M. (2000). Qualitative Psychological Research Using the Voice Apporach. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 1(2). https://doi.org/10.17169/fqs-1.2.1082

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