The push for evidence-based practice has increased the demand for high-quality occupational science and occupational therapy research from conceptualisation of the study through to publication. This invaluable collection explores how to produce rigorous qualitative research by presenting and discussing a range of methodologies and methods that can be used in the fields of occupational science and therapy. Each chapter, written by an experienced researcher in the relevant methodology, includes examples of research, foundational knowledge and therapeutic applications. Including new and cutting-edge methodologies, the book covers: Qualitative Descriptive Grounded Theory Phenomenology Narrative Ethnography Action Research Case Study Critical Discourse Analysis Visual Methodologies Metasynthesis Appreciative Inquiry Critical Theory and Philosophy Designed for occupational science and occupational therapy researchers, this book develops the readeras ability to produce and critique high quality qualitative research that is epistemologically sound and rigorous.aThe ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideasa (Marx aamp; Engels, 1970, p. 64). ... Foucaulta#39;s (1997) contribution to critical theory is expressed to some extent in his essay What is critique? where he declares that . . . critique is the ... to question how occupational justice had been so unanimously endorsed as an intrinsically good direction for occupational science and occupational therapy.
|Title||:||Qualitative Research Methodologies for Occupational Science and Therapy|
|Author||:||Shoba Nayar, Mandy Stanley|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2014-11-13|