Qualitative Gerontology: A Contemporary Perspective, Second Edition / Edition 2

Qualitative Gerontology: A Contemporary Perspective, Second Edition / Edition 2

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by Graham D. Rowles
     
 

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ISBN-13:
9780826113351
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Edition description:
New
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Pt. IIntroduction
1Back to the Future3
Pt. IITelling Stories
Introduction30
2Guided Autobiography: In Search of Ordinary Wisdom37
3The Study of Lives in Progress: Approaches to Research on Life Stories51
Pt. IIIBeing There
Introduction68
4Ethnography of the Particular: The Individual Case and the Culture of Death in America73
5Participant Observations of a Participant Observer93
6Online Ethnography: Studying Group Dynamics of a Virtual Community of Dementia Caregivers109
Pt. IV"Let's Talk"
Introduction130
7The Qualitative Interview With Older Informants: Some Key Questions137
8The Active Subject in Qualitative Gerontology154
Pt. VHybrid Vigor
Introduction174
9Counting and Recounting: Approaches to Combining Quantitative and Qualitative Data and Methods179
10Maximizing Methods: Interviewers as Informants200
11Seeking Diagnosis for a Cognitively Impaired Family Member: Evidence From Focus Groups213
Pt. VILooking and Seeing
Introduction234
12A Picture Is Worth ...: The Use of Photography in Gerontological Research241
13Seeing the Unseen: Literary Interpretation in Qualitative Gerontology263
Pt. VIIPerspective
14Forward to the Past281
Index285

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