Narrative Analysis

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SAGE, Sep 2, 1993 - Social Science - 79 pages
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In recent years, the development of narrative analysis has given life to the study of the narrative as a form of information for social research. This volume, replete with examples and transcriptions from previous narrative studies, is a useful introduction to this growing body of literature. Riessman provides a detailed primer on the use of narrative analysis, its theoretical underpinnings and world view, and the methods it uses.

 

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Contents

Theoretical Contexts
8
Practical Models
25
Doing Narrative Analysis
54
Conclusion
64
References
71
About the Author
79
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About the author (1993)

Catherine Kohler Riessman is Research Professor in the Department of Sociology at Boston College, and an Emerita Professor at Boston University. She serves as a Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Narrative Research, University of East London. She earned a Ph.D. in Sociomedical Science from Columbia University. Riessman has authored four books and numerous articles and book chapters in medical sociology and qualitative methodologies.

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