Ballinger, Claire and Payne, Sheila (2000) Discourse analysis : principles, applications and critique. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 63 (12). pp. 566-572. ISSN 1477-6006Full text not available from this repository.
With increasing attention being given to the use of qualitative methods in health research, there has been a concurrent growth in interest concerning different positions within the broad enterprise of 'qualitative research'. Discourse analysis, a methodology falling within the postmodern tradition, has to date been little used within therapy research. This paper outlines the principles of discourse analysis, before reviewing the research literature in the fields of the therapies, nursing and medicine where discourse analysis has been used, in order to explore and clarify what this methodology can offer. Finally, a critique of discourse analysis is presented.
|Journal or Publication Title:||British Journal of Occupational Therapy|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > R Medicine (General)|
|Departments:||Faculty of Health and Medicine > Health Research|
|Deposited By:||Mr Richard Ingham|
|Deposited On:||29 Mar 2010 10:47|
|Last Modified:||04 Nov 2015 01:29|
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