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Narrative Inquiry

Kathleen Wells

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195385793
eISBN:
9780199827237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385793.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Drawing on theoretical and methodological papers written over the past thirty years, this volume provides an introduction to narrative inquiry. It provides an overview of the development of narrative ... More


Public Policy as Narrative: Stories, Frames, and Metanarratives

Frank Fischer

in Reframing Public Policy: Discursive Politics and Deliberative Practices

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242641
eISBN:
9780191599255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924264X.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is the third of four chapters offering a postempiricist methodology for policy inquiry based on the logic of practical discourse, and explores the narrative form of discourse and narrative ... More


Reframing Public Policy: Discursive Politics and Deliberative Practices

Frank Fischer

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242641
eISBN:
9780191599255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924264X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In recent years a set of new ‘postempiricist’ approaches to public policy, drawing on discursive analysis and participatory deliberative practices, have come to challenge the dominant technocratic, ... More


Narrative and the Cultural Construction of Illness and Healing

Cheryl Mattingly and Linda Garro (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520218246
eISBN:
9780520935228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218246.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Stories of illness and healing are often arresting in their power, illuminating practices and experiences that might otherwise remain obscure. What can be learned through a comparative look at the ... More


Formal Models in Narrative Analysis

David Herman

Apostolos Doxiadis and Barry Mazur (eds)

in Circles Disturbed: The Interplay of Mathematics and Narrative

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149042
eISBN:
9781400842681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149042.003.0013
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter considers formal models of narrative and the nature of the theory of narrative. After discussing the diachronic and synchronic approaches to investigating the role of formal models in ... More


A Brief Overview: Narrator-based Reading

Grant Hardy

in Understanding the Book of Mormon: A Reader's Guide

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199731701
eISBN:
9780199777167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731701.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, World Religions

This chapter presents ten relatively uncontroversial generalizations about the Book of Mormon's language, style, organization, and religious claims. It then discusses the often overlooked role of the ... More


An Introduction to Narrative Inquiry

Kathleen Wells

in Narrative Inquiry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195385793
eISBN:
9780199827237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385793.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter introduces the topic of narrative inquiry. It provides a rationale for the use of narrative research methods within social work and related professions, and it notes the relative dearth ... More


Analysis of Narrative in Context

Kathleen Wells

in Narrative Inquiry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195385793
eISBN:
9780199827237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385793.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter discusses two new approaches to the analysis of narrative: critical narrative analysis and contextual discursive analysis. It examines each approach in relation to its theoretical ... More


Studying narratives of participatory practice

Koen P.R. Bartels

in Communicative Capacity: Public Encounters in Participatory Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447318507
eISBN:
9781447318521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318507.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter provides some background to the ways in which the research was set up and carried out. It explains the interpretive analysis conducted to study communicative practices in three ... More


The Turn to Narrative Analysis

Raul Lejano, Mrill Ingram, and Helen Ingram

in The Power of Narrative in Environmental Networks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019378
eISBN:
9780262315340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019378.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Highlighting the centrality of narratives, this chapter explains how methods used to analyse narrative can be used to explain how a network survives, as well as what it is. Narratives are the ... More


“Even if we Don't Have Children [we] Can Live”: Stigma and Infertility in South India

Cheryl Mattingly and Linda C. Garro

in Narrative and the Cultural Construction of Illness and Healing

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520218246
eISBN:
9780520935228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218246.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter draws on the sociolinguistic tradition of narrative analysis and closely examines the emergence of meaning in an interview setting. The analysis presented in this chapter is situated in ... 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


Introduction

Hannah-Lena Hagemann

in The Kharijites in Early Islamic Historical Tradition: Heroes and Villains

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474450881
eISBN:
9781399501781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450881.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The Introduction introduces the book’s underlying premises and main arguments, making a case for the study of ‘literary’ before ‘historical’ Khārijism. The chapter addresses the main challenges ... More


Narrative analysis as an approach in IR

Alexander Spencer

in Romantic Narratives in International Politics: Pirates, Rebels and Mercenaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719095290
eISBN:
9781526115287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095290.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter one outlines in detail a method of narrative analysis which is to be employed in the following three empirical chapters on pirates, rebels and PMSCs. It begins by reflecting on the concept of ... More


Participatory research: interpretation, representation and transformation

Jo Aldridge

in Participatory research: Working with vulnerable groups in research and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447305644
eISBN:
9781447311003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305644.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

How do researchers undertake the challenge of analysing and interpreting data from participatory studies, and particularly from those that are based on in-depth, individualised approaches? How can ... More


A Theory of “More than Social” Networks

Raul Lejano, Mrill Ingram, and Helen Ingram

in The Power of Narrative in Environmental Networks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019378
eISBN:
9780262315340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019378.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter introduces the intellectual basis of network analysis, and highlights the power that networks have to cross boundaries between groups. It explores the power of the narrative form in the ... More


Exploring life trajectories: what mattered to them

Mariela Neagu

in Voices from the Silent Cradles: Life Histories of Romania's Looked-After Children

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447357988
eISBN:
9781447358022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447357988.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explains how the interviews were analysed, drawing on identity theories and children’s rights. It provides a zoom out of the different life trajectories highlighting similarities and ... More


History and Evolutionary Theory

Stephen Lippmann and Howard E. Aldrich

in Organizations in Time: History, Theory, Methods

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199646890
eISBN:
9780191756320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646890.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

A persistent division exists between historical and deductive approaches to explaining organizational dynamics. Historical studies adopt a ‘narrative/interpretive’ approach favoring historical ... More


Conclusion: the end

Alexander Spencer

in Romantic Narratives in International Politics: Pirates, Rebels and Mercenaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719095290
eISBN:
9781526115287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095290.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The conclusion briefly summarises the main arguments of the book before turning to alternative reasons for the dominance and marginality of certain (romantic) narratives. Here the chapter tentatively ... More


Conclusion: A Cavalier Attitude Toward Truth-fathers

Alan Cole

in Text as Father: Paternal Seductions in Early Mahayana Buddhist Literature

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520242760
eISBN:
9780520931404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242760.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The chapter appraises the study of Buddhist texts, bringing up several arguments on the narrative analysis, literary strategies, and basic impression they make. The conclusion of this study shows ... More


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