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:
Critical Discourse Analysis
Critical Theory and Philosophy
Designed for occupational science and occupational therapy researchers, this book develops the reader's ability to produce and critique high quality qualitative research that is epistemologically sound and rigorous.
Shoba Nayar is a Senior Lecturer in the postgraduate public health program at the School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies, and Associate Director of the Centre for Migrant and Refugee Research, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand. Shoba is President of the Association of the Journal of Occupational Science and an associate editor for the Journal of Occupational Science.
Mandy Stanley is a Senior Lecturer in the occupational therapy program at the School of Health Science and member of the International Center for Allied Health Evidence, University of South Australia, Australia. Mandy is President of the Australasian Society of Occupational Scientists and an associate editor for the Journal of Occupational Science.
Release date Australia
November 7th, 2016
Edited by Mandy Stanley
Edited by Shoba Nayar
Country of Publication
12 Line drawings, black and white; 4 Halftones, black and white; 13 Tables, black and white
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