Review: Zdenek Konopásek (Ed.) (2000). Our Lives as Database: Doing A Sociology of Ourselves (Czech Social Transitions in Autobiographical Dialogues)

Carl Ratner

Abstract


The book consists of autobiographical reflections by Czech sociologists on their personal histories spanning the Nazi conquest, Soviet occupation, velvet revolution and the ensuing decade. Methodological/scientific issues for comprehending subjective aspects of sociology are also discussed.
URN: urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs0204166

Keywords


autobiographies; narratives; agency; culture; sociology; qualitative methodology

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17169/fqs-3.4.788

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