- Subject index
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.
Chapter 3: Thinking and Researching Poststructurally
Thinking and Researching Poststructurally
Outline of This Chapter
In this chapter poststructural thought and the ways in which it can be used to explore health and health care are examined. The first section provides a succinct overview of what poststructural theory is and how it differs in emphasis from postmodern theory. ...