Written by leading international scholars from the main contributing perspectives and disciplines, and edited by School of Education academic Ivor Goodson, The Routledge International Handbook on Narrative and Life History seeks to capture the range and scope as well as the considerable complexity of the field of narrative study and life history work by situating these fields of study within the historical and contemporary context.
Topics covered include:
- The historical emergences of life history and narrative study
- Techniques for conducting life history and narrative study
- Identity and politics
- Generational history
- Social and psycho-social approaches to narrative history
With chapters from expert contributors, this volume will prove a comprehensive and authoritative resource to students, researchers and educators interested in narrative theory, analysis and interpretation.