Oral Narrative Research with Black Women: Collecting Treasures / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
(Save 34%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $24.94
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 66%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (12) from $24.94   
  • New (4) from $64.48   
  • Used (8) from $24.94   


Oral narrative researchers from a range of disciplines present their personal portraits on the methodological strategies they have found useful in bringing the experiences of African and African American women into full view. This insightful and thought-provoking resource explores in detail: how new information about African women is being created; the strengths of oral narrative research for expanding and transforming knowledge about black women; and how carrying out oral history research has affected the researchers' personal and professional lives.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803974296
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 6/10/1997
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Kim Marie Vaz
Oral Narrative Research with Black Women
PART ONE: Ancestor Mothers
Ophelia and Me - Martia Graham Goodson
Tribute to an Early Narrative Researcher
Professions of Faith - Joycelyn Moody
A Teacher Reflects on Women, Race, Church, and Spirit
What Do Women Know?...As I was saying! - Christine Obbo
You Haven't Seen Anything Until You Make a Black Woman Mad - Arlene Hambrick
Oral History - Georgia W Brown
Louisiana Black Women's Memoirs
Talking about Sex and HIV - Renee T White
Conceptualizing a New Sociology of Experience
Methodological Issues in Triangulation - Jacqueline A Walcott-McQuigg
Measuring Weight Control Behavior of African American Women
Where Have all the Nice Old Ladies Gone? - Claudia J Gollop
Researching the Health Information-Seeking Behavior of Older African American Women
African American Women and the Emergence of Self-Will - Elizabeth A Peterson
A Report on the Use of Phenomenological Research
Reconstructing the History of Musicians' Protective Union Local 274 through Oral Narrative Method - Diane D Turner
Methodological Considerations in Field Research - Patricia Green-Powell
Six Case Studies
Social Conformity and Social Resistance - Kim Marie Vaz
Women's Perspectives on 'Women's Place'
European American and African American Men and Women's Valuations of Feminist and Natural Science Methods in Psychology - Leslie Ann Kingman
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)