Speedy provides a necessary introduction to the purposes, possibilities and processes of narrative research methods in therapy practices. Merging social science and arts-based research methods, makes this book ideal for therapy students and practitioners, as well as those providing counselling in other related professional areas.
|Publisher:||Macmillan Education UK|
|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 ContentsAcknowledgements.- 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