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STORYING LIFE: STORYING LIFE: THE DEVELOPMENT OF IDENTITY

William L Randall and A. Elizabeth McKim

in Reading Our Lives: The poetics of growing old

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195306873
eISBN:
9780199894062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306873.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter continues laying the conceptual groundwork for the rest of the book, where the focus is on aging, by discussing the formation of the self in explicitly narrative terms. The concept of ... More


RESTORYING OUR LIVES: RESTORYING OUR LIVES: THE NEED FOR NARRATIVE DEVELOPMENT

William L Randall and A. Elizabeth McKim

in Reading Our Lives: The poetics of growing old

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195306873
eISBN:
9780199894062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306873.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter argues that the changes which accompany later life are actually an impetus for narrative development. Whereas aging is typically associated with cognitive decline, research in ... More


Developing Africa in the colonial imagination: European and African narrative writing of the interwar period1

Martina Kopf

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0015
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Suppose we put on a particular set of glasses and look at colonial fiction with a conceptual history of development in mind, what will we see? Can we read its traces in and through the imagination ... More


Between the Devil and the Deep Sea

Jocelyn Lim Chua

in In Pursuit of the Good Life: Aspiration and Suicide in Globalizing South India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520281158
eISBN:
9780520957640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281158.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 1 provides the historical and social background, laying out the ways development, economic liberalization, migration, and global change co-articulate in the contemporary Kerala context. In ... More


Biblical-Qur’anic Figures

Angelika Neuwirth

in The Qur'an and Late Antiquity: A Shared Heritage

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199928958
eISBN:
9780190921316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199928958.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

In this chapter, a detailed depiction is offered of the development of specific biblical figures and narratives in the Qur’an. Each figure reflects the Qur’anic reframing of the role of prophecy in ... More


Anywhere but Here

Jocelyn Lim Chua

in In Pursuit of the Good Life: Aspiration and Suicide in Globalizing South India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520281158
eISBN:
9780520957640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281158.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 5 examines the spatial terms by which young people mapped their life possibilities and limits. Traditional clinical and social science approaches to suicide have privileged questions of time ... More


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