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Biographical Research - 02 edition

Biographical Research (ISBN10: 0335202861; ISBN13: 9780335202867)
ISBN13: 978-0335202867
ISBN10: 0335202861

Summary: ''Roberts is certainly successful in conveying a sense of the rich diversity of biographical research. This is a book based upon a formidably wide-ranging bibliography together with his own, by no means insignificant, contributions to the field…[the]…reader will be left in no doubt as to the central importance of biographical research and of its legitimate position within the social sciences''- David Morgan, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Manchester University
(former President, British Sociological Association), Auto/Biography, a BSA Study Group journal, 2002. ''Brian Roberts' book is a highly accessible introduction to biographical method…The author deftly and confidently addresses the available work in a variety of disciplines ranging from education through oral history, feminism to memory… I warmly recommend this book to any historian interested in biography and what its study can tell them about what they do'.- Alun Munslow, Professor of History, Staffordshire University (Editor, Rethinking History), Rethinking History, 7:3, pp. 451-5, October, 2003 * What is biographical research?
* Why has it attracted so much interest?
* How can biographical research be carried out?

Biographical Research reflects a rapid expansion of interest in the study of lives taking place within the social sciences. Life story, oral history, narrative, autobiography, biography and other approaches are being used more and more to explore how individuals interpret experiences and social relationships. This book examines the methodological and theoretical developments associated with research on lives in sociology, oral history, ethnography, biography, and narrative analysis. The author includes numerous examples of biographical research from his own work and other studies, and addresses important areas such as the collection and interpretation of materials, uses of biographical research, oral an
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Summary: ''Roberts is certainly successful in conveying a sense of the rich diversity of biographical research. This is a book based upon a formidably wide-ranging bibliography together with his own, by no means insignificant, contributions to the field…[the]…reader will be left in no doubt as to the central importance of biographical research and of its legitimate position within the social sciences''- David Morgan, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Manchester University (former President, British Sociological Association), Auto/Biography, a BSA Study Group journal, 2002. ''Brian Roberts' book is a highly accessible introduction to biographical method…The author deftly and confidently addresses the available work in a variety of disciplines ranging from education through oral history, feminism to memory… I warmly recommend this book to any historian interested in biography and what its study can tell them about what they do'.- Alun Munslow, Professor of History, Staffordshire University (Editor, Rethinking History), Rethinking History, 7:3, pp. 451-5, October, 2003 * What is biographical research?
* Why has it attracted so much interest?
* How can biographical research be carried out?

Biographical Research reflects a rapid expansion of interest in the study of lives taking place within the social sciences. Life story, oral history, narrative, autobiography, biography and other approaches are being used more and more to explore how individuals interpret experiences and social relationships. This book examines the methodological and theoretical developments associated with research on lives in sociology, oral history, ethnography, biography, and narrative analysis. The author includes numerous examples of biographical research from his own work and other studies, and addresses important areas such as the collection and interpretation of materials, uses of biographical research, oral an ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 02
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Open University Press
Published: 12/21/2001
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