Assuring Quality in Narrative Analysis

  title={Assuring Quality in Narrative Analysis},
  author={Patricia Hill Bailey},
  journal={Western Journal of Nursing Research},
  pages={186 - 194}
  • P. Bailey
  • Published 1 April 1996
  • Business
  • Western Journal of Nursing Research
Many nurse-researchers using qualitative strategies have been concerned with assuring quality in their work The early literature reveals that the concepts of validity and reliability, as understood from the positivist perspective, are somehow inappropriate and inadequate when applied to interpretive research. More recent literature suggests that because the positivist and interpretive paradigms are epistemologically divergent, the transfer of quality criteriafrom one perspective to the other is… 
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