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The biographical turn in health studies

Wendy Rickard

in Biographical methods and professional practice: An international perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344939
eISBN:
9781447301554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344939.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter provides an overview of existing biographical methods in health studies. The focus comes from the author's own efforts over the past few years to draw together a picture of some ... More


‘Bucking and kicking’: race, gender and embodied resistance in healthcare

Yasmin Gunaratnam

in Biographical methods and professional practice: An international perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344939
eISBN:
9781447301554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344939.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines how biographical approaches can be used to enrich intercultural and anti-discriminatory practices and the ways in which racialised identities can be reproduced and challenged ... More


Life Stories: Biographical and Narrative Analysis

Julia Brannen

in Social Research Matters: A Life in Family Sociology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529208566
eISBN:
9781529208610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208566.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter discusses the growing interest in the use of auto/biographical approaches in the social sciences. Narrative research and narrative analysis are umbrella terms that refer to data ... More


A method-in-practice: constructing longitudinal case histories

Rachel Thomson

in Unfolding lives: Youth, gender and change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420510
eISBN:
9781447304104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420510.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

One of the aims of this book was to outline a method-in-practice and to illustrate how it is possible to construct in-depth case histories from a qualitative longitudinal archive. This chapter begins ... More


Emerson in the Gilded Age

Randall Fuller

in Emerson's Ghosts: Literature, Politics, and the Making of Americanists

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195313925
eISBN:
9780199787753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313925.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines four 19th-century biographer-critics of Emerson in order to address the notion of canonicity as it applies to the Gilded Age and, by implication, as it relates to the complex ... More


Young people and contradictions of inclusion: Towards Integrated Transition Policies in Europe

Andreu Lopez Blasco, Wallace McNeish, and Andreas Walther (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345547
eISBN:
9781447304357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345547.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Using a biographical approach, this book integrates the perspectives of social policy, sociology, youth and transition research, and education and labour-market research. It compares policy and ... More


Biographical reflections on the problem of changing violent men

David Gadd

in Biographical methods and professional practice: An international perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344939
eISBN:
9781447301554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344939.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

After a lengthy period of neglect within the field of criminology, the study of men's violence on female partners gained prominence during the 1980s as a result of feminist activism and feminist ... More


Introduction: Thinking Law, Talking Law, Doing Law: How Lawyers Craft(ed) the International Order

Marcus M. Payk and Kim Christian Priemel

in Crafting the International Order: Practitioners and Practices of International Law since c.1800

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198863830
eISBN:
9780191896170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863830.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Lawyers make politics, and international lawyers make international politics. Yet despite a few prominent judges or academic stars, the roles which jurists play as practitioners of international ... More


The Lives of Objects

Jessie Hohmann

in International Law's Objects

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198798200
eISBN:
9780191858642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798200.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter brings into dialogue a number of materially astute theories and methodologies in the humanities and social sciences to consider how we might conceive of the lives of objects in ... More


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