The Narrative Study of Lives

The narrative approach is a relevant and enriching technique for uncovering, describing and interpreting the meaning of experience. This collection explores the challenges of performing narrative work in an academic setting, writing about it in an ethical and revealing fashion, and drawing meaningful conclusions.

This stellar collection of scholars examine such topics as: how the larger construct of `personality' can read out of a life story; the development of multicultural identity as a dynamic process; the transition away from delinquent behaviour; the importance of cultural continuity for understanding loneliness in elderly refugees; race relations and how it relates to the meaning of the decade in which the interviewee

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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: May 1997
  • English
  • 9781452249865 / 0761903240
  • United Kingdom
  • Primary Price: 34.99 GBP
  • Pages: 264
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications, Inc
  • Readership: Professional and scholarly
  • Publish State: Published
  • Responsibility: edited by Amia Lieblich and Ruthellen Josselson.
  • Series: The Narrative Study of Lives series
  • Series Part: 5
  • Reference Code: BDZ0001280865