Oral Narrative Research With Black Women

Oral Narrative Research With Black Women

Book - 1997
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Sage Publications
Oral narrative researchers from a range of disciplines present their personal portraits on the methodological strategies they have found useful in bringing the experiences of African and African American women into full view. This insightful and thought-provoking resource explores in detail: how new information about African women is being created; the strengths of oral narrative research for expanding and transforming knowledge about black women; and how carrying out oral history research has affected the researchers' personal and professional lives.

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African and African-American women present 14 essays on methodological issues relating to the oral narrative methods they have used in their research. They explain how such research expands and transforms knowledge, how they learned to conduct the research, the types of narratives they have gathered, the difficulties they have encountered and how they overcame them, and ethical dilemmas. Paper edition (unseen), $21.95. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c1997
ISBN: 9780803974289
Characteristics: x, 262 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Vaz, Kim Marie


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