Search:
Computing and Library Services - delivering an inspiring information environment

Analyzing Biographies and Narratives

Gibbs, Graham R. (2014) Analyzing Biographies and Narratives. In: Documentary & Archival Research. SAGE Benchmarks in Social Research Methods . Sage, London, UK. ISBN 9781446210949

[img] PDF - Submitted Version
Download (116kB)
[img] Microsoft Word - Submitted Version
Restricted to Repository staff only

Download (136kB)

Abstract

This chapter examines what the analysis of narratives, stories and biographies has added to qualitative research and looks at the sources and functions of narratives. It examines the particular content and themes of life histories or biographies. These general features are put into context for analysis by a set of practical approaches to analysis and by examination of an example narrative. The chapter ends with a discussion of the structure of narratives.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: Reprinted from chapter 5 of Gibbs, G.R. Analysing Qualitative Data. London: Sage. (2007)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Childhood Studies
Related URLs:
Depositing User: Graham Gibbs
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2013 16:51
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2016 23:15
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/19253

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year

Repository Staff Only: item control page

View Item View Item

University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH Copyright and Disclaimer All rights reserved ©