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Abstract

In the second iteration of her book on Narrative Methods for the Human Sciences, Riessman presents a clear, concise description of four methods of narrative analysis: thematic, structural, dialogic/performance, and visual. Each section is replete with narrative examples of interviews, conversations, archival and written documents, photographs, and drawings. Riessman uses selections from published narratives to exemplify the process of narrative analysis. This book is applicable and appropriate for a variety of professions in the social sciences.

Keywords

Narrative Analysis, Visual Analysis, Qualitative Research

Author Bio(s)

Shelley Victor is a Program Professor in the Fischler School of Education and Human Services at Nova Southeastern University. She is a licensed speech-language pathologist and teaches courses in research methods, child language disorders, motor speech disorders, and clinical supervision. She is a recipient of the Honors of the Association of the Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists and a fellow of the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She can be contacted at Nova Southeastern University, 3301 College Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl 33314 USA; Telephone: 954.262.7748; Email: victors@nova.edu.

Publication Date

7-20-2009

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Comments

Original volume and issue number from The Qualitative Weekly, an offshoot publication of The Qualitative Report which has been folded into the primary journal: Volume 2, Issue 29

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