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Treasure an exclusive 3-in-1 collection of timeless stories from America’s best-loved storyteller, Grace Livingston Hill. Cornelia leaves her ordered college life to find her family in shambles. Is her faith strong enough to make her house a home again? Patterson Greeves wants nothing to do with his daughters—then both arrive at his door.…
Specifically designed for those carrying out biographical, life history or family history research, this concise guide covers the methods and issues involved.
The author demonstrates that biographical research is a distinctive way of conceptualizing social activity. The three main approaches to biographical and family history research are covered:
- Realist - focused around grounded-theory techniques of interviewing;
- Neo-positivist - more structured interview techniques;
- Narrative - with emphasis on the active construction of life stories through the interplay between interviewer and interviewee.
An invaluable introduction to the field, which contains much that will be of interest to the experienced practitioner, the book will be ideal for researchers in sociology, psychology, political science, social policy or anthropology.