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The development of affinities between the production and consumption of people and place is crucial for tourism development. We trouble front and backstage distinctions to examine how destinations are framed and critically explore the power of the imaginary in shaping how individuals apprehend and in turn create social worlds. Combining critical di...
This article critically reconsiders dominant understandings of morality and subversion within organizations. Existing organizational literature does not adequately address the important productive role of morality for producing and justifying everyday subversive practices as well as the use of subversion to legitimate power relations and dominant v...
Drawing on ethnographies of three areas of hospital life in the United Kingdom, this article explores the different logics played out through moments of access to hospital services. The authors make explicit the character of the hospital as heterotopia where different social actors are required to “fit” in with the organizational requirements of th...
Despite policy and financial support for patient-experience surveys as feedback to modify clinical practice, their benefits and other effects remain unclear. This study aimed to examine the perspective of GPs who have engaged with such tools. Qualitative semi-structured interviews with 30 GPs across south Wales, UK. The transcripts were analysed us...
The presence of an endotracheal tube is uncomfortable for the patient, and the performance of endotracheal suction can exacerbate the discomfort in a large number of patients; however, some find the removal of secretions a relief • An endotracheal tube effectively silences an individual, cutting them off from their normal channels of spoken communi...
Drawing on ideas of framing from Erving Goffman and Elective Affinities form Max Weber, this project examined the ways in which a piece of travel journalism framed popular imaginaries of Northern Norway.