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Offering pluralistic perspectives, this book examines the patient experience and patient care in the context of postmodern and poststructural approaches. It explores the ways in which these approaches can be used to inform us about health care; the practical aspects of proposing and carrying out research projects using these approaches; and the "intellectual journey" required to come to grips with their meaning and application.

Situating Postmodern Thought
Situating postmodern thought
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This chapter begins by exploring what postmodern thought is. Rather than just providing a definition (which as we shall see is a difficult task in itself) the discussion seeks to contextualize the understanding of postmodern thought by giving a sense of where such thought ...

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