This book is about a crucial aspect of training for researchers, specifically the question of subjectivity. The domain of experiential selfknowledge is commonly overlooked in such training. The author expanding students' awareness of themselves and helping them recognize how their subjectivity can influence their functioning as researchers. A course called "The Role of Self in Qualitative Research" at the University in Oslo serves as an illustration of what is possible in preparing doctoral students to deal with personal issues in qualitative research studies. With references.