Oral History in Social Work: Research, Assessment, and Intervention / Edition 1

Oral History in Social Work: Research, Assessment, and Intervention / Edition 1

by Ruth R. Martin
ISBN-10:
0803943830
ISBN-13:
9780803943834
Pub. Date:
08/30/1995
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
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Oral History in Social Work: Research, Assessment, and Intervention / Edition 1

This is an excellent guide to conducting oral history research. Ruth Martin defines oral history and introduces readers to its basic principles and methodologies. She then provides step-by-step guidelines for using oral histories in various settings with diverse populations. The text is illustrated with examples of oral histories including those of ethnic and racial minorities, new immigrants and elderly women.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803943834
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 08/30/1995
Series: SAGE Human Services Guides Series , #69
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 153
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.41(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: ORAL HISTORY IN PRACTICE AND RESEARCH
Valuing the Subjective Experience
Oral History as Qualitative Research
Using Theoretical Perspectives for Oral History Research in Social Work and Social Work Education
Making a Bridge
Moving from Social Work Practice Knowledge and Skill to Oral History Research Skill
Generating and Recording Oral Histories
Process and Method
Analyzing and Interpreting Data and Writing Up the Project
PART TWO: EXAMPLES OF ORAL HISTORY RESEARCH
Black Family Adaptation, Survival, and Growth Strategies
An Oral History Project
The Realities of Soviet Jewish Migration
Illustrated through Slava's Narratives
Recapturing the Purpose of Settlements through Oral History
Oral History Methodology to Examine Issues of Adolescent Mothers
Understanding Communities
The Pliny Street Block Association
Concluding Remarks
Incorporating Oral History in Social Work Research

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