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Morgan Centre for Research into Everyday Lives

Toolkit 10: Using blog analysis

Helene Snee, University of Manchester, July 2010

Summary

This toolkit draws on experiences of a study in which blog analysis was used alongside interviews to explore young people’s representations of their gap year experiences. The toolkit outlines the methods I employed in the project and suggests the sorts of questions that can be answered using blog analysis alongside the issues that might arise.

Further reading

Snee, H. (2008) Web 2.0 as a Social Science Research Tool, Report on behalf of the British Library.

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