The Life Story Interview

Title

The Life Story Interview

Files

Document Type

Book

Description

First-person narratives are a fundamental tool of the qualitative researcher. This volume provides specific suggestions and guidelines for preparing and executing a life story interview. Robert Atkinson places the life story interview into a wider research context before elaborating on planning and then conducting the interview. Finally, the book deals with the issues of transcribing and interpreting the interview. The author provides a sample life story interview in the appendix.

ISBN

978-0761904281

Publication Date

1-6-1998

Publisher

Sage

City

Thousand Oaks

Keywords

Storytelling, autobiography, first person narrative

Disciplines

Folklore