Reconceptualising research, reconceptualising responsibility

A rejoinder to ‘Collecting qualitative data during a pandemic’ by David Silverman


  • Alison Pilnick University of Nottingham



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Author Biography

Alison Pilnick, University of Nottingham

Alison Pilnick received her PhD in sociology from the University of Nottingham, funded by a Department
of Health studentship. She is currently Professor of Language, Medicine and Society at the University of Nottingham, UK. Her research interests include professional–client interaction in health and social care settings, and the way in which interactional norms and practices impact upon policy (non)enactment in healthcare. Her monograph, Between Autonomy and Abandonment: Reconsidering Patient-Centred Care, is due to be published by Emerald in Autumn 2021.


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How to Cite

Pilnick, A. . (2021). Reconceptualising research, reconceptualising responsibility: A rejoinder to ‘Collecting qualitative data during a pandemic’ by David Silverman. Communication and Medicine, 17(1), 92–95.



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