ISBN-10:
1412952190
ISBN-13:
9781412952194
Pub. Date:
06/11/2008
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Analyzing Narrative Reality / Edition 1

Analyzing Narrative Reality / Edition 1

by Jaber F. Gubrium, James A. Holstein

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ISBN-13: 9781412952194
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 06/11/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Jaber F. Gubrium is professor and chair of sociology at the University of Missouri. He has an extensive record of research on the social organization of care in human service institutions. His publications include numerous books and articles on aging, family, the life course, medicalization, and representational practice in therapeutic context.

James A. Holstein is professor of sociology in the Department of Social and Cultural Sciences at Marquette University. His research and writing projects have addressed social problems, deviance and social control, mental health and illness, family, and the self, all approached from an ethnomethodologically- informed, constructionist perspective.

Table of Contents

PREFACE
INTRODUCTION
PART I. NARRATIVE REALITY
1. Stories in Society
2. Forms of Analysis
3. Into the Field
PART II. NARRATIVE WORK
4. Activation
5. Linkage
6. Composition
7. Performance
8. Collaboration
9. Control
PART III. NARRATIVE ENVIRONMENTS
10. Close Relationships
11. Local Culture
12. Status
13. Jobs
14. Organizations
15. Intertextuality
PART IV. NARRATIVE ADEQUACY
16. What Is a Good Story?
17. Who Is a Good Storyteller?
AFTERWORD
REFERENCES

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