Narratives in Social Science Research / Edition 1

Narratives in Social Science Research / Edition 1

by Barbara Czarniawska
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761941959

ISBN-13: 9780761941958

Pub. Date: 03/01/2004

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Narratives in Social Science Research introduces students to the use of narrative methodology as a research tool. It offers arigorous framework for the application of these devices within qualitative research. The book provides:

- An historical overview of the development of the narrative approach within the social sciences

- A guide to how

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Overview

Narratives in Social Science Research introduces students to the use of narrative methodology as a research tool. It offers arigorous framework for the application of these devices within qualitative research. The book provides:

- An historical overview of the development of the narrative approach within the social sciences

- A guide to how narrative methods can be applied in fieldwork

- An explanation of how to incorporate a narrative approach within a research project

- Guidelines for interpreting collected or produced narratives

- A student-focused approach - key arguments and methods are illustrated by case-studies and lists of further reading.

Written in an accessible and engaging manner, this detailed text will be a useful resource for researchers and students taking courses in qualitative research across a variety of social disciplines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761941958
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Series:
Introducing Qualitative Methods Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

The Narrative Turn in Social Studies
How Stories Are Made
Collecting Stories
Narratives in an Interview Situation
Reading Narratives
Structural Analyses
Close Readings
Poststructuralism, Interruption, Deconstruction
Reading Social Sciences
Writing Social Sciences
Narrativizing Social Sciences

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