Langtree, Tanya (2022) Postmodernism. In: Frey, Bruce B., (ed.) The SAGE Encyclopedia of Research Design. SAGE, Thousand Oaks, CA, USA, pp. 1222-1223.

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Postmodernism is a mid- to late-20th century philosophical movement that is characterized by deconstruction, disruption, and skepticism. Postmodernism evolved as a reaction to empiricism (the philosophical belief that all knowledge results from experience) and the conservative social and moral principles that dominated the periods of modernity and modernism. Postmodernism provides a critique of empirical values and challenges the legitimacy of a singular reality. While postmodernist philosophy has extended beyond the humanities to artistic outputs such as the creative arts, architecture, music, and fashion, this entry focuses on the origins of postmodernism, its core principles, and its application within qualitative research.

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Item Type: Book Chapter (Reference)
ISBN: 9781071812082
Keywords: Postmodernism; qualitative research
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