Narrative Inquiry and Psychotherapy

Narrative Inquiry and Psychotherapy

by Jane Speedy


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333990261
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 12/15/2007
Edition description: 2007
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

JANE SPEEDY is senior lecturer at the University of Bristol, UK, where she directs a research centre in narratives and transformative learning. She also teaches narrative and life story research. She has worked in a range of educational and voluntary organizations and continues to maintain a small narrative therapy practice.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.- Prologue.- Introduction: Poststructuralist ideas and narrative inquiry.- Reflexivities and Liminalities and the Space Between Them.- Narrative Ethics.- Constructing Stories in Narrative Interviews.- Re-presenting Life Stories.- Re-telling Stories in Reflecting Teams.- Collective Biography Practices with the Unassuming Geeks.- Writing Stories as 'Inquiry': Failing to come to terms with things.- Creating and Performing Auto-Ethnographies.- Crossing the Borders Between Fiction and Research.- Epilogue: After-words.- References and Bibliography.- Index.

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'This is an attractively presented, well-structured, highly creative book that addresses a cutting edge topic. It is written by a practitioner and academic well known in this particular field.' - Colin Feltham, Therapy Today

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