Narrative and narrative enquiry in health and social sciences.

@article{Lai2010NarrativeAN,
  title={Narrative and narrative enquiry in health and social sciences.},
  author={Claudia Kam Yuk Lai},
  journal={Nurse researcher},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={72-84}
}
Increasingly, narrative and life story are being used in health and social sciences, and other disciplines. Narrative analysis assumes multiple forms in a variety of analytic practices, with no single or correct way to analyse stories. This paper explores the concepts and meanings of narrative and narrative enquiry; their ontology and epistemology, and their use as a research method will be discussed as well. Ethics will be addressed briefly. This paper will help readers to grasp the essential… CONTINUE READING