Methodologies, Epistemologies, Ontologies, Ethics

Some examples of my work (published and forthcoming) on methodologies, epistemologies, ontologies, and ethics are listed below.

Image “Layers of Patterns”, courtesy of Christine Martell. Image “Layers of Patterns”, courtesy of Christine Martell.


  • Doucet, A. (2018) Decolonizing Family Photographs: Ecological Imaginaries and Non-Representational Ethnographies. Online first, 1-129.
  • Doucet , A. (2018) Feminist epistemologies and ethics: Ecological thinking, situated knowledges, and epistemic responsibilities. In R. Iphofen and M. Tolich. Handbook of qualitative research ethics. London: Sage.
  • Doucet, A (2018) Shorelines, seashells, and seeds: Feminist Epistemologies, Ecological Thinking, and Relational Ontologies in F. Dépelteau (ed.) The Palgrave handbook of relational sociology. London: Macmillan.
  • Doucet, A. and Mauthner, N. (2012) “Knowing responsibly: Ethics, Feminist Epistemologies and Methodologies in M. Mauthner, M. Birch, J. Jessop and T. Miller (eds.), Ethics in Qualitative Research. Second Edition. London: Sage, 123-145.
  • Doucet, A and Mauthner, N.S. (2012) “Emotions in/and Knowing” in Hunt, Alan, Walby, Kevin and Dale Spencer (Eds.) Emotions Matter. Toronto: UTP; 161-176
  • Mauthner, N.S. and Doucet, A. (2008) “‘Knowledge once divided can be hard to put together again’: an epistemological critique of collaborative and team-based research practices”. Sociology, 42(5): 955-969.
  • Doucet, A.  (2008) “‘On the Other Side of (her) Gossamer Wall” Reflexive and Relational Knowing,” Qualitative Sociology, 31: 73-87.
  • Doucet, A. and Mauthner, N.S.  (2008) “What can be Known and How? Narrated Subjects and the Listening Guide”. Qualitative Research, 8 (3): 399-409.
  • Doucet A. and Mauthner, N. S. (2007) “Feminist approaches to Qualitative Interviews” in P. Alasuutari, J. Brannen and L. Bickman (Eds.) Handbook of Social Research Methods.  London: Sage; pp. 327-342.
  • Mauthner, N. S. and Doucet, A. (2007) “Reflexive accounts and accounts of reflexivity in qualitative data analysis” in A. E. Bryman (ed.) Qualitative Research 2. Benchmark in Social Research Methods. London: Sage.
  • Doucet, A. and Mauthner N. (2006) “Feminist Methodologies and Epistemologies” in C. D. Bryant and D. L. Peck (Eds.) Handbook of 21st Century Sociology (26-32). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage
  • Mauthner, N. and Doucet, A. (2003) “Reflexive Accounts and Accounts of Reflexivity in Qualitative Data Analysis”, Sociology 37(3); pp. 413-431.
  • Doucet, A. (1996) “Encouraging Voices: Towards More Creative Methods for Collecting Data on Gender and Household Labour”, in Lydia Morris and Stina Lyon (eds.) Gender Relations in the Public and the Private. London: Macmillan; pp. 156-173.

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