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Narrative Research in Nursing [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781405114080Publication details: Chicester : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2009.ISBN:
  • 9781444316520
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Narrative Research in NursingDDC classification:
  • 610.73072
LOC classification:
  • RT81.5.H65 2007
Online resources:
Contents:
Narrative Research in Nursing; Contents; Preface; About the Authors; Perspectives on Narrative Research; 1: The Nature and Features of Narrative Research; Defining the concept and character of narrative; Narrative in a historical context; Telling tales; The social and cultural context of stories; Narrative, plot and emplotment; Illness narratives; Summary; 2: Narrative Research: Understanding People's Lives; Typologies, models and features of narrative; Social constructionism; The difference between narrative inquiry and other qualitative approaches; The functions of narratives; Summary
3: Narrative Research in NursingThe rise of narrative research in nursing; Evidence based practice and clinical relevance; What is evidence based practice?; Holistic care versus dehumanised care; The art of nursing; Meaningful nursing inquiry; User involvement and narrative research; Narratives in nursing research: beyond dualism?; What can narrative research offer the nursing profession?; The experience of illness; Narrative and creativity; Narrative in nurse education; Summary; 4: Narrative and the Construction of Identity; Selfhood and the search for identity
Approaches to narrative analysisLevels of analysis; Analysis and interpretation; Reflexivity; Summary; 9: Presenting Narrative Research; Presenting the narrative; The elements of the report and the process of writing; The use of quotes and examples; Contextualisation and 'thick description'; Performative social science; Complexity; Conclusion; Summary; Critical Issues; 10: Trustworthiness and Authenticity in Narrative Research; The participant's story; The narrative of the researcher; Subjectivity, objectivity and intersubjectivity; Narrative as science and art: plausibility and rigour
Reflexivity and contextuality
The active self: identity in the wider contextEntering the social world; Shifting identity: narratives as adjustment or liberation from self; Power, authority and identity; Gender, culture and collective identity; Transformation of self through narrative and emotion; Summary; Collecting, Analysing and Presenting Data; 5: Ethical and Political Implications of Narrative Research; Ethics, narrative identity and informed consent; Ethics and narrative analysis; Confidentiality; Narrative and the politics of research; Narrative as constructing ethics; Summary; 6: The Proposal for a Narrative Study
The research question or problemThe rationale of the project and the initial literature review; The significance of the proposed research to nursing; Practical considerations; Design, procedures and process; Ethical issues; Summary; 7: The Art of Sampling and Collecting Data; Identifying and selecting potential participants; Sample size; Types of sampling; Access and negotiation; The relationship between researcher and storytellers; Collecting data from interviews and other sources; Summary; 8: Narrative Analysis and Contextualisation; Concepts related to narrative analysis
Summary: Narrative research is an increasingly popular way of carrying out qualitative research by analysing the stories or experience. The findings of this type of qualitative research can be used to improve nursing education, nursing practice and patient care and to explore the experience of illness and the interaction between professionals. Narrative Research in Nursing provides a comprehensive yet straightforward introduction to narrative research which examines the skills needed to perform narrative interviews, analyse data, and publish results and enables nurse researchers to use the method syste
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Narrative Research in Nursing; Contents; Preface; About the Authors; Perspectives on Narrative Research; 1: The Nature and Features of Narrative Research; Defining the concept and character of narrative; Narrative in a historical context; Telling tales; The social and cultural context of stories; Narrative, plot and emplotment; Illness narratives; Summary; 2: Narrative Research: Understanding People's Lives; Typologies, models and features of narrative; Social constructionism; The difference between narrative inquiry and other qualitative approaches; The functions of narratives; Summary

3: Narrative Research in NursingThe rise of narrative research in nursing; Evidence based practice and clinical relevance; What is evidence based practice?; Holistic care versus dehumanised care; The art of nursing; Meaningful nursing inquiry; User involvement and narrative research; Narratives in nursing research: beyond dualism?; What can narrative research offer the nursing profession?; The experience of illness; Narrative and creativity; Narrative in nurse education; Summary; 4: Narrative and the Construction of Identity; Selfhood and the search for identity

Approaches to narrative analysisLevels of analysis; Analysis and interpretation; Reflexivity; Summary; 9: Presenting Narrative Research; Presenting the narrative; The elements of the report and the process of writing; The use of quotes and examples; Contextualisation and 'thick description'; Performative social science; Complexity; Conclusion; Summary; Critical Issues; 10: Trustworthiness and Authenticity in Narrative Research; The participant's story; The narrative of the researcher; Subjectivity, objectivity and intersubjectivity; Narrative as science and art: plausibility and rigour

Reflexivity and contextuality

The active self: identity in the wider contextEntering the social world; Shifting identity: narratives as adjustment or liberation from self; Power, authority and identity; Gender, culture and collective identity; Transformation of self through narrative and emotion; Summary; Collecting, Analysing and Presenting Data; 5: Ethical and Political Implications of Narrative Research; Ethics, narrative identity and informed consent; Ethics and narrative analysis; Confidentiality; Narrative and the politics of research; Narrative as constructing ethics; Summary; 6: The Proposal for a Narrative Study

The research question or problemThe rationale of the project and the initial literature review; The significance of the proposed research to nursing; Practical considerations; Design, procedures and process; Ethical issues; Summary; 7: The Art of Sampling and Collecting Data; Identifying and selecting potential participants; Sample size; Types of sampling; Access and negotiation; The relationship between researcher and storytellers; Collecting data from interviews and other sources; Summary; 8: Narrative Analysis and Contextualisation; Concepts related to narrative analysis

Narrative research is an increasingly popular way of carrying out qualitative research by analysing the stories or experience. The findings of this type of qualitative research can be used to improve nursing education, nursing practice and patient care and to explore the experience of illness and the interaction between professionals. Narrative Research in Nursing provides a comprehensive yet straightforward introduction to narrative research which examines the skills needed to perform narrative interviews, analyse data, and publish results and enables nurse researchers to use the method syste