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Cultural Constructions of IdentityMeta-Ethnography and Theory$
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Luis Urrieta and George W. Noblit

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780190676087

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2018

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190676087.001.0001

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Meta-Ethnography

Meta-Ethnography

An Exploratory Inquiry into Black Racial Identity Theory and Qualitative Research

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(p.51) 3 Meta-Ethnography
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Cultural Constructions of Identity
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Charles Price

Orisanmi Burton

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190676087.003.0003

The authors use meta-ethnography to learn how dissertation researchers have used Black racial identity theory (BRIT) to qualitatively study race and Black racial identity. BRIT has gained increasing currency since the early formulations of the 1970s—nigrescence theory in particular—but mainly in branches of psychology, education, and organizational change. As BRIT has developed, however, researchers have emphasized quantitative analysis of Black racial identity. The authors examine 13 dissertations to meta-ethnographically explore how researchers conduct qualitative studies of Black racial identity that engage BRIT and to determine what researchers learned as a result. An important value of the qualitative approach is how it allows experience-near and context-specific analysis of Black racial identity to address how racial identity intersects with other identifications.

Keywords:   race, Black racial identity, nigrescence theory, meta-ethnography, qualitative research

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