Getting it quite wrong: Van Manen and Smith on Phenomenology

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Getting it quite wrong : Van Manen and Smith on Phenomenology. / Zahavi, Dan.

In: Qualitative Health Research, Vol. 29, No. 6, 2019, p. 900-907.

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Zahavi, D 2019, 'Getting it quite wrong: Van Manen and Smith on Phenomenology', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 900-907. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049732318817547

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Zahavi, D. (2019). Getting it quite wrong: Van Manen and Smith on Phenomenology. Qualitative Health Research, 29(6), 900-907. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049732318817547

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Zahavi D. Getting it quite wrong: Van Manen and Smith on Phenomenology. Qualitative Health Research. 2019;29(6):900-907. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049732318817547

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Zahavi, Dan. / Getting it quite wrong : Van Manen and Smith on Phenomenology. In: Qualitative Health Research. 2019 ; Vol. 29, No. 6. pp. 900-907.

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