Review: Catherine Kohler Riessman (2008). Narrative Methods for the Human Sciences

R. Lyle Duque

Abstract


Narrative inquiry is increasingly being used across disciplines in the human sciences to investigate a multitude of questions. In this review, RIESSMAN's book on narrative methods is discussed. The review focuses on how she situates narrative tradition within the broader landscape of qualitative research and her presentation of a typology of analytic methods in narrative inquiry. It will discuss her perspectives on data construction and the issue of validity in narrative research.
URN: urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs1001193

Keywords


narrative inquiry; narrative analysis; qualitative research; trustworthiness and rigor in qualitative research

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17169/fqs-11.1.1418

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