TITLE

Telling stories: Life histories, illness narratives and institutional landscapes

AUTHOR(S)
Saris, A. Jamie
PUB. DATE
March 1995
SOURCE
Culture, Medicine & Psychiatry;Mar1995, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Proposes that a narrative of a chronic condition is not simply a story of personal experience but rather it is embedded within various institutional structures that influence its production as a story. Narratives in medical anthropology; Use of an open-ended interview in the production of a knowledge-product in medical knowledge; Analysis of an interview with Finbar McTernan as an example.
ACCESSION #
9508103662

 

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