Life History and Narrative

Life History and Narrative

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Collects in one volume a group of nine essays that represent some of the more sophisticated work being done presently in the emerging field known as life history and narrative inquiry. The authors, hailing from various fields as education, counseling, and educational psychology, address topics including qualitative analyses of narrative data; criteria for evaluating narrative inquiry; linking emotion and reason through narrative voice; audience and politics of narratives; trust in education storytelling; narrative strategies for case reports; life history narratives and women's gender identity; and issues in life history and narrative inquiry. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Blackwell North Amer
Narrative inquiry refers to a subset of qualitative research design in which stories are used to describe human action. This book contains current ideas in this emerging field of research. Chapters include a qualitative analysis of narrative data; criteria for evaluating narrative inquiry, linking emotion and reason through narrative voice, audience and the politics of narrative; trust in educational storytelling; narrative strategies for case reports; life history narratives and women's gender identity; and issues in life history and narrative inquiry. This text is intended to be of interest to all qualitative researchers and education researchers studying forms of narrative.

Publisher: London ; Washington, D.C. : Falmer Press, 1995
ISBN: 9780750704045
0750704047
9780203486344
020348634X
9780203230961
0203230965
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (145 pages)
Additional Contributors: Wisniewski, Richard
Hatch, J. Amos

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