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Narratives in Social Science Research

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Narratives in Social Science Research introduces students to the use of narrative methodology as a research tool. It offers a rigorous 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 sciencesA guide to how narrative methods can be applied in fieldworkAn explanation of how to incorporate a narrative approach within a research projectGuidelines for interpreting collected or produced narrativesA 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.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologySocial research & statistics Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc Publication Date: 24/02/2004 ISBN-13: 9780761941958  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Barbara Czarniawska is Professor of Management Studies at GRI, School of Business, Economics and Law at University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Doctor honoris causa at Stockholm School of Economics, Copenhagen Business School and Helsinki School of Economics, she is a member of the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences, the Swedish Royal Engineering Academy, the Royal Society of Art and Sciences in Gothenburg and Societas Scientiarum Finnica. Czarniawska takes a feminist and constructionist perspective on organizing, recently exploring the connections between popular culture and practice of management, and the organization of the news production. She is interested in methodology, especially in techniques of fieldwork and in the application of narratology to organization studies.

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