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Qualitative Health Research

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September 1992 | 376 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
A compilation of major articles concerned with qualitative health research, this volume explores research assumptions, research synthesis, phenomenology, ethnography, ethnoscience, grounded theory and semi-structured questionnaires.

All the articles relate aspects of qualitative research to specific health care concerns such as: patients leaving a psychiatric hospital, the menopause and conditions such as asthma. Nursing theories of caring and commitment are also considered.

 
PART ONE: THE CHARACTERISTICS OF QUALITATIVE RESEARCH
H Tristam Engelhardt Jr
The Disease of Masturbation
Values and the Concept of Disease  
Laura Bohannan
Shakespeare in the Bush
Pamela S Hinds, Doris E Chaves and Sandra M Cypess
Context as a Source of Meaning and Understanding
George W Noblit and John D Engel
The Holistic Injunction
An Ideal and a Moral Imperative for Qualitative Research  
Janice M Morse
`Euch, Those Are For Your Husband!'
Examination of Cultural Values and Assumptions Associated with Breast-Feeding  
 
PART TWO: THE QUALITATIVE SYNTHESIS OF RESEARCH
Arnold van Gennep
The Research Topic
Or, Folklore Without End  
Janice M Morse et al
Comparative Analysis of Conceptualizations and Theories of Caring
 
PART THREE: PHENOMENOLOGY
Vangie Kelpin
Birthing Pain
Stephen J Smith
Operating on a Child's Heart
A Pedagogical View of Hospitalization  
Monica Clarke
Memories of Breathing
A Phenomenological Dialogue  
Asthma as a Way of Becoming  
 
PART FOUR: ETHNOGRAPHY
Dona Lee Davis
The Meaning of Menopause in a Newfoundland Fishing Village
Joan Cassell
On Control, Certitude and the `Paranoia' of Surgeons
Hava Golander
Under the Guise of Passivity
We Can Communicate Warmth, Caring and Respect  
D L Rosenhan
On Being Sane in Insane Places
 
PART FIVE: ETHNOSCIENCE
James P Spradley
Beating the Drunk Charge
Janice M Morse
The Structure and Function of Gift Giving in the Patient-Nurse Relationship
 
PART SIX: GROUNDED THEORY
Beverley Lorencz
Becoming Ordinary
Leaving the Psychiatric Hospital  
Janice M Morse and Joan L Bottorff
The Emotional Experience of Breast Expression
Janice M Morse
Negotiating Commitment and Involvement in the Nurse-Patient Relationship
 
PART SEVEN: THE SEMISTRUCTURED QUESTIONNAIRE
Janice M Morse and Margaret J Harrison
Social Coercion for Weaning

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