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NARRATIVES IN SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH (PDF EBOOK)

EBOOK by Czarniawska, Barbara
ISBN
9781412931762
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SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD
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FORMAT
EBOOK
PAGES
168 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
18 FEB 2004

DESCRIPTION

Narratives in Social Science Researchintroduces students to the use of narrative methodology as a research tool. It offers arigorous framework for the application of these devices within qualitative research. The book provides: An historical overview of the development of the narrative approach within the social sciences A guide to how narrative methods can be applied in fieldwork An explanation of how to incorporate a narrative approach within a research project Guidelines for interpreting collected or produced narratives A student-focused approach - key arguments and methods are illustrated by case-studies and lists of further reading.Written in an accessible and engaging manner, this detailed text will be a useful resource for researchers and students taking courses in qualitative research across a variety of social disciplines.

CONTENTS

The Narrative Turn in Social Studies How Stories Are Made Collecting Stories Narratives in an Interview Situation Reading Narratives Structural Analyses Close Readings Poststructuralism, Interruption, Deconstruction Reading Social Sciences Writing Social Sciences Narrativizing Social Sciences