Exercise 2: Challenges in doing Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis

Consider the following questions: 

  • From what Jonathan A. Smith, Virginia Eatough and Lesley Storey say in Chapters 9 and 10, what do you think are the main challenges in doing IPA?
  • Has your experience of analysing the additional transcripts identified other challenges?
  • How did you address those challenges or how might you address them?