Table of contents for Biographical research methods / edited by Robert Miller.


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VOLUME ONE: TIME AND BIOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH
PART ONE: `THE PLACE OF HISTORY’
Uses of History - C Wright Mills
`Peasants and Workers’ - John Madge
Life Record of an Immigrant - Wladek Wiszniewski
Biographieanalyse eines Mullerlebens - Fritz Schutze
Biographical Research and Historical Watersheds - Robert Miller, Robin Humphrey and Elena Zdravomyslova
`Trajectories of Coping Strategies in Eastern Germany’ - Olaf Struck
PART TWO: `GENERATIONS AND LIFE COURSES’
The Problem of Generations - Karl Mannheim
Mannheim’s Sociology of Generations - J Pilcher
An Undervalued Legacy
Generation as a Sociological Problem - D I Kertzer
The Cohort as a Concept in the Study of Social Change - N B Ryder
`The Time of Generations’ - Michael Corsten
Overview and Highlights of a Sociological Perspective - Matilda White Riley
`The Historical Context’ - Robert Miller
Everyday Time and Life Time: On the Problems of Healing Contradictory Experiences of Time - Peter Alheit
`The World We Forgot: A Historical Review of the Life Course’ - Martin Kohli
Social Organisation and Subjective Construction of the Life Course - Martin Kohli
VOLUME TWO: THE CONSTRUCTION OF BIOGRAPHICAL MEANING
SECTION ONE: `NARRATIVE AND BIOGRAPHY’
`Narrative Configuration in Qualitative Analysis’ - Donald E Polkinghorne
`Strategic Uses of Narrative in the Presentation of Self and Illness: A Research Note - Catherine Kohler Riessman
`Marking Absences: Holocaust Testimony and History’ - Naomi Rosh White
`To Rebuild Life: A Narrative Analysis of Three Generations of an Israeli Holocaust Survivor’s Family’ - Dan Bar-On and Noga Gilad
‘Veiling and Denying the Past: The Dialogue of Families of Holocaust Survivors and Families of Nazi Perpetrators’ - Gabriele Rosenthal
`Transcendent Stories and Counternarratives in Holocaust Survivor Life Histories: Searching for Meaning in Video-Testimony Archives’ - Sarah K Carney
`Texts in a Changing Context: Reconstructing Lives in East Germany’ - Molly Andrews
SECTION TWO:`THE PAST IN THE FUTURE: QUESTIONS OF BIOGRAPHICAL IDENTITY’
The Problem with Identity: Biography as Solution to Some (Post)-Modernist Dilemmas - Wolfram Fischer-Rosenthal
`Toward a Social Phenomenology of Aging: Studying the Self Process in Biographical Work’ - Jerold M Starr
‘Undaunted Courage: Life History and the Postmodern Challenge’ - William G Tierney
On Auto//Biography in Sociology - Liz Stanley
`Kognitive Figuren des Autobiographishen Stegreifezählens’ - Fritz Sch tze
`L’Idéologie: Un Mode de Connaissance’ - Gilles Houle
`Die Haltung zur Eigenen Biographie’ - Gerhard Riemann
VOLUME THREE: CONTEXTS
SECTION ONE: `THE “GERMAN SCHOOL”’
`Biographical Analyis: A “German” School?’ - Ursula Apitzsch and Lena Inowlocki
`Biographical Research’ - Rosenthal, Gabriele
`Structures of Meaning and Objective Hermeneutics’ - Ulrich Oevermann with Tilman Allert, Elizabeth Konau and J rgen Krambeck
‘Accompaniments of Chronic Illness' - Juliet Corbin and Anselm Strauss
Changes in Body, Self, Biography and Biographical Time
`"Trajectory” As a Basic Theoretical Concept for Suffering and Disorderly Social Processes’ - Gerhard Riemann and Fritz Sch tze
SECTION TWO: `THE SIGNIFICANCE AND ROLE OF THE FAMILY’
`History and the Family: The Discovery of Complexity’ - Glen H Elder Jr
`The History of the Family and the Complexity of Social Change’ - Tamara K Hareven
`Family Time and Historical Time’ - Tamara K Hareven
`Family Myth, Models and Denials in the Shaping of Individual Life Paths’ - Paul Thompson
`Biography, Family History and the Analysis of Social Change’ - Brian Elliott
Artisanal Bakery in France - Daniel Bertaux and Isabelle Bertaux-Wiame
How it Lives and why it Survives
Social Genealogies Commented On and Compared - Daniel Bertaux
An Instrument for Observing Social Mobility in “The Longue Durée”
`The Trans-Pacific Family: A Case Study of Sam Chang’s Family History’ - Haiming Liu
`Memory of Slavery in Black Families of São Paulo, Brazil - Maria de Lourdes Monaco Janotti and Zita de Paula Rosa
VOLUME FOUR: DISPUTES AND CONCERNS IN BIOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH
PART SEVEN: `METHODOLOGICAL DEBATES AND ISSUES’
`Biography: Acccount, Text, Method’ - Martin Kohli
Interpretive Guidelines - Norman K Denzin
`Positioning and Autobiography: Telling your Life’ - Luk van Langenhove and Rom Harr[ac]e
`The Story of Life: Hermeneutic Perspectives on the Relationship between Narrative and Life History’ - Guy A M Widdershoven
`Biographical and Empiricistic Illusions: A Reply to Recent Criticism’ - Thierry Kochuyt
A Response to Thierry Kochuyt’s `Biographical and Empiricist Illusions: A Reply to Recent Criticism' - Daniel Bertaux
Daniel Bertaux’s Complaints or Against False Dichotomies in Biographical Research - Wolfram Fischer-Rosenthal and Gabrielle Rosenthal
Could Objective Realities Tell Us a Story? Reply to Bertaux - Thierry Kochuyt
`Context, Authenticity, Referentiality, Reflexivity: Back to Basics in Autobiography' - J P Roos
`Le Méthodologique: Implication et Explicitation dans L’Enquête de Terrain' - Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan
`Maintaining a Sense of Individual Autonomy under Conditions of Constraint: A Study of East German Managers' - Ulrike Nagel
`A Propos des Biographies - Françoise Battagliola et al
Regards crosès sur Questionnaires et Entretiens’
SECTION TWO: `ETHICS’
`Doing Life Histories’ - Annabel Faraday and Ken Plummer
`The Moral and Human Face of Life Stories - Ken Plummer
Reflexivity, Power and Ethics’
`Ethical Issues in Ageing and Biography’ - Gary M Kenyon
On Writing Other People's LIves: Self-Analytic Reflections of a Narrative Writer - Ruthellen Josselon
`The Healing Effects of Storytelling - Gabriele Rosenthal
On the Conditions of Curative Storytelling in the Context of Research and Counselling’
`Ethical Aspects of Biographical Interviewing and Analysis’ - Kaja Kazmierska
`Field Ethics for the Life History’ - Carl B Klockars



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Social sciences -- Biographical methods.
Biografische methode. -- gtt