Emerging narrative forms of knowledge representation in the health sciences: two texts in a postmodern context.

@article{Abma2002EmergingNF,
  title={Emerging narrative forms of knowledge representation in the health sciences: two texts in a postmodern context.},
  author={Tineke Abma},
  journal={Qualitative health research},
  year={2002},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={5-27}
}
  • Tineke Abma
  • Published 2002 in Qualitative health research
Qualitative health researchers have recently begun to experiment with narrative forms of knowledge representation, often incorporating postmodern theory and related constructivist epistemology. However, misunderstanding of these ideas may lead to rejection of, or lack of interest in, these unconventional texts, which in turn might impede the use of narrative forms in the health sciences. The author's aim is to "open up" the provocative domain of ideas about knowledge representation and explain… CONTINUE READING

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