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Life geohistories: examining formative experiences and geographies

Bisola Falola

in Researching the lifecourse: Critical reflections from the social sciences

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447317524
eISBN:
9781447317531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317524.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter examines the benefits and limitations of using biographical narratives, and more specifically, life histories, to analyse the relationship between place and life course development. The ... 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


Religious conversion as a biographical turn/ing: the case of Orthodox believers in contemporary Russia

Liana Ipatova

in Biography and turning points in Europe and America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428608
eISBN:
9781447307655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428608.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Ipatova examines the growth religious conversion among Orthodox believers in Russia at the end of the 20th century. The study and analysis involves 30 biographical interviews with women between 20 to ... More


Conclusion

Sonali Shah and Mark Priestley

in Disability and social change: Private lives and public policies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427878
eISBN:
9781447302070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427878.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The preceding seven chapters have covered a wide-ranging exploration of the ways in which changes in public policies and institutions, coupled with changes in civil society, have impacted on the ... More


The Peculiarities of the Germans

Alan M. Wald

in Trinity of Passion: The Literary Left and the Antifascist Crusade

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830758
eISBN:
9781469603285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882368_wald.7
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents the biographical narrative of Albert Maltz (1908–85), a Jewish American Marxist playwright, scenarist, and fiction writer, who, it notes, published The Cross and the Arrow, a ... More


Therīgāthā: Nandā, Female Sibling of Gotama Buddha

Alice Collett

in Women in Early Indian Buddhism: Comparative Textual Studies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199326044
eISBN:
9780199369324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199326044.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The focus in this chapter is the relationship between the Therīgāthā and the Pāli narrative biographical tradition. This relationship is explored through an analysis of Therīgāthā verses and ... More


Tough Jews in the Spanish Civil War

Alan M. Wald

in Trinity of Passion: The Literary Left and the Antifascist Crusade

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830758
eISBN:
9781469603285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882368_wald.5
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents a biographical narrative of a select group of Left-wing writers and their careers, namely: Milton Wolff, Alvah Bessie, and William Herrick. It describes how the lives of these ... More


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