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Biography as empowerment or appropriation: Research and practice issues

By Joanna Bornat and Jan Walmsley


Biographical methods are increasingly recognised as making a positive contribution to research and practice in health and social care, in particular claims for empowerment are frequently made. The authors evaluate this contribution and these claims, using a matrix with axes 'bottom up' to 'top down' and 'research' to 'practice', to position and reflect on examples of their own use of biographical methods in research

Year: 2008
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Provided by: Open Research Online

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