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Narrative Methods for the Human Sciences provides an accessible framework for researchers - to analyse narrative texts with confidence, empathy, and humility. -- Ron Adams Narrative Inquiry "Narrative Methods for the Human Sciences is a well-written, profoundly useful guide to four of the main narrative methods: (a) oral narratives derived from interviews; (b) narratives derived from archival materials such as diaries, letters, and other documents; (c) ethnographic observations as compiled from field notes; and (d) visual media (in combination with text or not) such as videotaped interactions, paintings, and photographs. Not only is she practical and thoughtful about types of narratives, but even more important are the insights that she provides about the alternative methods of transforming narrative materials into published works. [...T]his excellent work will be indispensible for teachers of graduate courses in narrative and other qualitative methods and for research teams wanting to do first-rate narrative research." -- Keith E. Davis

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Catherine Kohler Riessman is Research Professor in the Department of Sociology at Boston College, and an Emerita Professor at Boston University. She serves as a Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Narrative Research, University of East London. She earned a Ph.D. in Sociomedical Science from Columbia University. Riessman has authored four books and numerous articles and book chapters in medical sociology and qualitative methodologies.

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Great Book on Narrative Methods June 28 2014
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I got a great understanding of the various types of narrative methods and how they came into being.
Riessman uses illustrations that were very useful.
Highly recommended.
Great resource April 15 2014
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Great addition for those interested or studying various methods of qualitative research. Riessman provides direction and examples to support novice and experienced researchers.
Easy to understand Aug. 8 2013
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I actually read this book before I decide to purchase it . I am using this for a very important project. i would recommend this book to anyone who want to learn about narrative analysis.
Good read so far Sept. 5 2014
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Good read so far, but the kindle edition does not appear to have page numbers. It is impossible to cite without this information.
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A very good book Sept. 19 2012
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This book is brand new and the content is really helpful and accessible. The item is just what is described online. It did arrive on time.