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Gunnarson, M. (2019). Att utforska praktisk kunskap med deltagande observation. In: Martin Gunnarson (Ed.), Att utforska praktisk kunskap: Undersökande, prövande och avtäckande metoder (pp. 225-260). Huddinge: Södertörns högskola
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2019 (Swedish)In: Att utforska praktisk kunskap: Undersökande, prövande och avtäckande metoder / [ed] Martin Gunnarson, Huddinge: Södertörns högskola, 2019, p. 225-260Chapter in book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Huddinge: Södertörns högskola, 2019
Series
Södertörn Studies in Practical Knowledge ; 10
National Category
Ethnology Cultural Studies Philosophy
Research subject
Critical and Cultural Theory
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-39625 (URN)9789188663832 (ISBN)
Available from: 2019-12-19 Created: 2019-12-19 Last updated: 2019-12-20Bibliographically approved
Gunnarson, M. (Ed.). (2019). Att utforska praktisk kunskap: Undersökande, prövande och avtäckande metoder (1ed.). Huddinge: Södertörns högskola
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2019 (Swedish)Collection (editor) (Other academic)
Abstract [sv]

Praktisk kunskap är en oundgänglig, men ganska svårfångad, form av kunskap. För en forskare som vill utforska sin egen eller någon annans praktiska kunskap kan den upplevas som undflyende och svårartikulerad. Traditionella vetenskapliga metoder, skapade för att vara objektiva och repeterbara, faller ofta till föga. Så hur ska man göra? Hur kan praktisk kunskap utforskas vetenskapligt?  Denna fråga försöker den här antologin svara på.

Medverkande är forskare med anknytning till Centrum för praktisk kunskap vid Södertörns högskola. Utgångspunkten för texterna är en förståelse av metod som något som varken går att separera från forskningens sammanhang eller dess frågor och teorier. Detta innebär att forskaren ständigt måste ha ett aktivt och öppet förhållningssätt till den. Ambitionen med boken är att erbjuda en fördjupad reflektion kring ett antal såväl befintliga som möjliga metodologiska tillvägagångssätt för utforskandet av praktisk kunskap. Några av de tillvägagångssätt som diskuteras är intervjuer, deltagande observation, reflektion och gestaltade berättelser.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Huddinge: Södertörns högskola, 2019. p. 290 Edition: 1
Series
Södertörn Studies in Practical Knowledge ; 10
National Category
Philosophy
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-39492 (URN)978-91-88663-83-2 (ISBN)
Available from: 2019-12-11 Created: 2019-12-11 Last updated: 2020-01-03Bibliographically approved
Gunnarson, M. (2019). Inledning. In: Martin Gunnarson (Ed.), Att utforska praktisk kunskap: Undersökande, prövande och avtäckande metoder (pp. 7-21). Huddinge: Södertörns högskola
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2019 (Swedish)In: Att utforska praktisk kunskap: Undersökande, prövande och avtäckande metoder / [ed] Martin Gunnarson, Huddinge: Södertörns högskola, 2019, p. 7-21Chapter in book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Huddinge: Södertörns högskola, 2019
Series
Södertörn Studies in Practical Knowledge ; 10
National Category
Philosophy Ethnology Cultural Studies
Research subject
Critical and Cultural Theory
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-39624 (URN)9789188663832 (ISBN)
Available from: 2019-12-19 Created: 2019-12-19 Last updated: 2019-12-20Bibliographically approved
Gunnarson, M. (2019). Samarbetets kollaps: När det medicinska mötet underkastas en nyliberal logik. In: Carl Cederberg (Ed.), Yrkesmänniskan i den kapitaliserade välfärden: (pp. 83-120). Huddinge: Södertörns högskola
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2019 (Swedish)In: Yrkesmänniskan i den kapitaliserade välfärden / [ed] Carl Cederberg, Huddinge: Södertörns högskola, 2019, p. 83-120Chapter in book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Huddinge: Södertörns högskola, 2019
Series
Södertörn Studies in Practical Knowledge ; 9
National Category
Ethnology Philosophy Cultural Studies
Research subject
Critical and Cultural Theory
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-39626 (URN)9789188663733 (ISBN)
Available from: 2019-12-19 Created: 2019-12-19 Last updated: 2019-12-20Bibliographically approved
Gunnarson, M. (2019). The Simultaneous Embedment and Disembedment of Biomedicine: Intercorporeality and Patient Interaction at Hemodialysis Units in Riga and Stockholm. In: Nils Hansson and Jonatan Wistrand (Ed.), Explorations in Baltic Medical History, 1850-2015: (pp. 229-248). Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press
Open this publication in new window or tab >>The Simultaneous Embedment and Disembedment of Biomedicine: Intercorporeality and Patient Interaction at Hemodialysis Units in Riga and Stockholm
2019 (English)In: Explorations in Baltic Medical History, 1850-2015 / [ed] Nils Hansson and Jonatan Wistrand, Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press , 2019, p. 229-248Chapter in book (Refereed)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2019
Series
Rochester studies in medical history
National Category
Ethnology History Philosophy
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-39627 (URN)9781580469401 (ISBN)
Available from: 2019-12-19 Created: 2019-12-19 Last updated: 2019-12-19Bibliographically approved
Gunnarson, M. (2016). Avhandlingspresentation: Please Be Patient: A Cultural Phenomenological Study of Haemodialysis and Kidney Transplantation Care. Socialmedicinsk Tidskrift, 93(3), 332-332
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Avhandlingspresentation: Please Be Patient: A Cultural Phenomenological Study of Haemodialysis and Kidney Transplantation Care
2016 (Swedish)In: Socialmedicinsk Tidskrift, ISSN 0037-833X, Vol. 93, no 3, p. 332-332Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.)) Published
National Category
Ethnology Philosophy
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-30740 (URN)1169/42/2007:3 (Local ID)1169/42/2007:3 (Archive number)1169/42/2007:3 (OAI)
External cooperation:
Projects
Kroppen som gåva, resurs och vara: Organtransplantationer i Östersjöområdet
Available from: 2016-08-18 Created: 2016-08-18 Last updated: 2017-11-28Bibliographically approved
Ambagtsheer, F., Gunnarson, M., van Balen, L., Ivanovski, N., Lundin, S., Byström, I. & Weimar, W. (2016). Organ Recipients who Paid for Kidney Transplantation abroad: A Report. In: Frederike Ambagtsheer & Willem Weimar (Ed.), Trafficking in Human Beings for the Purpose of Organ Removal: Results and Recommendations. Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers
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2016 (English)In: Trafficking in Human Beings for the Purpose of Organ Removal: Results and Recommendations / [ed] Frederike Ambagtsheer & Willem Weimar, Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers, 2016Chapter in book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers, 2016
National Category
Medical Ethics Ethnology Philosophy, Ethics and Religion
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-30739 (URN)978-3-95853-121-5 (ISBN)978-3-95853-122-2 (ISBN)
External cooperation:
Available from: 2016-08-18 Created: 2016-08-18 Last updated: 2016-09-01Bibliographically approved
Gunnarson, M. (2016). Please Be Patient: A Cultural Phenomenological Study of Haemodialysis and Kidney Transplantation Care. (Doctoral dissertation). Lund: Lund University Open Access
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2016 (English)Doctoral thesis, monograph (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

This thesis examines the practice of haemodialysis and kidney transplantation, the two medical therapies available for persons with kidney failure, from a phenomenological perspective. A basic assumption made in the thesis is that contemporary biomedicine is deeply embedded in the cultural, historical, economic, and political circumstances provided by the particular local, national, and transnational contexts in which it is practiced. The aim of the thesis is twofold. On the one hand, the aim is to examine the forms of person- and patienthood enacted and negotiated in haemodialysis and kidney transplantation care and in the daily lives of persons with kidney failure. On the other hand, the aim is to investigate the ways in which the enacted and negotiated forms of person- and patienthood are culturally embedded and normatively charged. In order to examine and investigate this twofold aim, an empirical material has been gathered that comprises observations and in-depth interviews with patients and caregivers at four haemodialysis units, one in Riga, Latvia, and three in Stockholm, Sweden. The theoretical approach and methodology of the study is cultural and phenomenological in character, drawing on an ethnological and anthropological understanding of culture as processual and relational, and on a phenomenological understanding of personhood as embodied and intertwined with the surrounding world. The thesis shows that patients’ encounters and attempts to deal with the diagnoses and treatments associated with kidney failure are complex and often misalign them with the normatively charged orientations enacted and recommended by medicine. The complex situation that emerges when they undergo transplantation, for example, stands in stark contrast to the widespread official view of organ transplantation as a self-evidently health-bringing and normalising therapy. Through their repeated and extensive experiences of undergoing haemodialysis and living with the disease, patients eventually become able to create a synthesis between their lived experiences of their own body and their body as a medical object – what in the thesis is called a ‘sick body’ – a synthesis that allows them to reorient themselves in life and experience a sense of direction. This process relies, to a large extent, on the temporal structure that haemodialysis affords life; it is by repeatedly undergoing the treatment that patients become able to create a sick body. Even so, many of them find this temporal structure problematic; they experience it as disruptive of their control and future-orientedness and as causing an existentially difficult-to-handle boredom. The thesis also shows that the political developments and the norms prevalent in the two national contexts studied greatly affect the orientations of the treatment practices and the participants’ lives. In both Riga and Stockholm, ideals of freedom, activity, control, and self-actualisation influence what forms of patienthood and personhood are enacted. The study indicates that persons who fall ill with a serious and chronic disease only gradually become able to understand and actively cope with their differently embodied circumstances of life. This suggests that medical professionals should not too hastily enlist their patients as experts on their own bodies, but rather provide them with the time and support necessary for making repeated attempts at creating and maintaining a life with a sick body.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Lund: Lund University Open Access, 2016. p. 435
Series
Södertörn Doctoral Dissertations, ISSN 1652-7399 ; 114
Series
Lund Studies In Arts And Cultural Sciences, ISSN 2001-7529 ; 7
Keywords
haemodialysis, kidney transplantation, kidney failure, patienthood, culture, phenomenology, embodiment, medical practice, neoliberalism
National Category
Cultural Studies Ethnology Philosophy
Research subject
Critical and Cultural Theory
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-28914 (URN)978-91-981458-3-0 (ISBN)
Public defence
2016-01-29, MB503, Alfred Nobels allé 7, Huddinge, 13:00 (English)
Opponent
Supervisors
Funder
The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies
Available from: 2015-12-18 Created: 2015-12-18 Last updated: 2016-10-06Bibliographically approved
Pascalev, A., Van Assche, K., Sándor, J., Codreanu, N., Naqvi, A., Gunnarson, M., . . . Yankov, J. (2016). Protection of Human Beings Trafficked for the Purpose of Organ Removal: Recommendations. Transplantation Direct, 2(2), 1-4, Article ID e59.
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2016 (English)In: Transplantation Direct, ISSN 2373-8731, Vol. 2, no 2, p. 1-4, article id e59Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This report presents a comprehensive set of recommendations for protection of human beings who are trafficked for the purpose of organ removal or are targeted for such trafficking. Developed by an interdisciplinary group of international experts under the auspices of the project Trafficking in Human Beings for the Purpose of Organ Removal (also known as the HOTT project), these recommendations are grounded in the view that an individual who parts with an organ for money within an illegal scheme is ipso facto a victim and that the crime of trafficking in human beings for the purpose of organ removal (THBOR) intersects with the crime of trafficking in organs. Consequently, the protection of victims should be a priority for all actors involved in antitrafficking activities: those combating organ-related crimes, such as health organizations and survivor support services, and those combating trafficking in human beings, such as the criminal justice sectors. Taking into account the special characteristics of THBOR, the authors identify 5 key stakeholders in the protection of human beings trafficked for organ removal or targeted for such trafficking: states, law enforcement agencies and judiciary, nongovernmental organizations working in the areas of human rights and antitrafficking, transplant centers and health professionals involved in transplant medicine, and oversight bodies. For each stakeholder, the authors identify key areas of concern and concrete measures to identify and protect the victims of THBOR. The aim of the recommendations is to contribute to the development of a nonlegislative response to THBOR, to promote the exchange of knowledge and best practices in the area of victim protection, and to facilitate the development of a policy-driven action plan for the protection of THBOR victims in the European Union and worldwide.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Wolters Kluwer, 2016
National Category
Ethics Philosophy Medical Ethics
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-29503 (URN)10.1097/TXD.0000000000000565 (DOI)
Projects
Combating Trafficking in Persons for the Purpose of Organ Removal, The HOTT-project
Available from: 2016-02-12 Created: 2016-02-12 Last updated: 2016-02-19Bibliographically approved
Ambagtsheer, F., Gunnarson, M., de Jong, J., Lundin, S., van Balen, L., Orr, Z., . . . Weimar, W. (2016). Trafficking in Human Beings for the Purpose of Organ Removal: A Case Study Report. In: Frederike Ambagtsheer & Willem Weimar (Ed.), Trafficking in Human Beings for the Purpose of Organ Removal: Results and Recommendations. Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers
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2016 (English)In: Trafficking in Human Beings for the Purpose of Organ Removal: Results and Recommendations / [ed] Frederike Ambagtsheer & Willem Weimar, Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers, 2016Chapter in book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers, 2016
National Category
Medical Ethics Ethnology Philosophy, Ethics and Religion
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-30738 (URN)978-3-95853-121-5 (ISBN)978-3-95853-122-2 (ISBN)
External cooperation:
Available from: 2016-08-18 Created: 2016-08-18 Last updated: 2016-09-01Bibliographically approved
Projects
The Role of Existential Philosophy in Health Care: The Cases of Germany, Denmark, and Sweden [4/2017_OSS]; Södertörn University
Organisations
Identifiers
ORCID iD: ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0001-6989-3212

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