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dc.contributor.authorWard, Paul R.
dc.contributor.authorThompson, Jill
dc.contributor.authorBarber, Rosemary
dc.contributor.authorArmitage, Christopher J.
dc.contributor.authorBoote, Jonathan
dc.contributor.authorCooper, Cindy L.
dc.contributor.authorJones, Georgina L.
dc.date.accessioned2015-03-09T12:48:37Z
dc.date.available2015-03-09T12:48:37Z
dc.date.issued2010-03-01
dc.identifier.citationWard , P R , Thompson , J , Barber , R , Armitage , C J , Boote , J , Cooper , C L & Jones , G L 2010 , ' Critical perspectives on 'consumer involvement' in health research : Epistemological dissonance and the know-do gap ' , Journal of Sociology , vol. 46 , no. 1 , pp. 63-82 . https://doi.org/10.1177/1440783309351771
dc.identifier.issn1440-7833
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 8115326
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: e5531cbd-e6b3-479a-a681-8c77be624d89
dc.identifier.otherScopus: 77649240987
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2299/15568
dc.description.abstractResearchers in the area of health and social care (both in Australia and internationally) are encouraged to involve consumers throughout the research process, often on ethical, political and methodological grounds, or simply as 'good practice'. This article presents findings from a qualitative study in the UK of researchers' experiences and views of consumer involvement in health research. Two main themes are presented. First, we explore the 'know-do gap' which relates to the tensions between researchers' perceptions of the potential benefits of, and their actual practices in relation to, consumer involvement. Second, we focus on one of the reasons for this 'know-do gap', namely epistemological dissonance. Findings are linked to issues around consumerism in research, lay/professional knowledges, the (re)production of professional and consumer identities and the maintenance of boundaries between consumers and researchers.en
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dc.language.isoeng
dc.relation.ispartofJournal of Sociology
dc.subjectCommodification
dc.subjectConsumer involvement in research
dc.subjectConsumerism
dc.subjectEpistemology
dc.subjectLay knowledge
dc.subjectProfessionalization
dc.subjectSociology and Political Science
dc.titleCritical perspectives on 'consumer involvement' in health research : Epistemological dissonance and the know-do gapen
dc.contributor.institutionSchool of Health and Social Work
dc.contributor.institutionDepartment of Adult Nursing and Primary Care
dc.contributor.institutionCentre for Research in Public Health and Community Care
dc.contributor.institutionHealth & Human Sciences Research Institute
dc.description.statusPeer reviewed
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dcterms.dateAccepted2010-03-01
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