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dc.contributor.authorReid, Benet
dc.date.accessioned2017-12-01T00:31:53Z
dc.date.available2017-12-01T00:31:53Z
dc.date.issued2016-11-30
dc.identifier.citationReid , B 2016 , ' Literary ethnography of evidence-based healthcare : accessing the emotions of rational-technical discourse ' , Sociological Research Online , vol. 21 , no. 4 , 16 . https://doi.org/10.5153/sro.4126en
dc.identifier.issn1360-7804
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 249215402
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: 763f776f-c397-47c4-bf17-1416aad4ad94
dc.identifier.otherScopus: 85007553597
dc.identifier.otherWOS: 000389724400016
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10023/12216
dc.description.abstractIn this article I revisit the idea of literary ethnography (proposed by Van de Poel-Knottnerus and Knottnerus, 1994) as a method for investigating social phenomena constituted principally through literature. I report the use of this method to investigate the topic of evidence-based healthcare, EBHC. EBHC is a field of discourse much built upon a dichotomy between rationality and emotionality. In this context literary ethnography, a particular type of discourse analysis, is valuable for allowing researchers to bring the emotional currents of technical-rational discourse into conscious awareness. In such discourses, emotions are not written out by name. The researcher must discern emotional phenomena by experiencing the discourse, and (try to) bring them into intelligible expression. As I clarify this process I develop Van de Poel-Knottnerus and Knottnerus’ method theoretically, look to destabilise the rationalityemotionality dichotomy foundational to discourse around EBHC, and so transgress its conventional lines of thought.
dc.language.isoeng
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dc.rights© Sociological Research Online. This work has been made available online in accordance with the publisher’s policies. This is the author created accepted version manuscript following peer review and as such may differ slightly from the final published version. The final published version of this work is available at: https://doi.org/10.5153/sro.4126en
dc.subjectDiscourse analysisen
dc.subjectEBHCen
dc.subjectEmotionen
dc.subjectHealthen
dc.subjectLiterary ethnographyen
dc.subjectMethodsen
dc.subjectH Social Sciencesen
dc.subjectHM Sociologyen
dc.subjectSociology and Political Scienceen
dc.subjectNDASen
dc.subject.lccHen
dc.subject.lccHMen
dc.titleLiterary ethnography of evidence-based healthcare : accessing the emotions of rational-technical discourseen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.description.versionPostprinten
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.Geography & Sustainable Developmenten
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.5153/sro.4126
dc.description.statusPeer revieweden
dc.date.embargoedUntil2017-11-30


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