Narrative Methods for the Human Sciences. Catherine Kohler Riessman, 2008. SAGE Publications

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1. Definition

1.1. Vary depending on the application (linguistics, anthropology, etc.)

1.2. Stories told by research participants, interpretive accounts by a researcher, and reader constructs after engaging with the investigator's narratives.

1.3. Narratives or stories serve different purposes such as

1.3.1. Construct identities

1.3.2. Encourage others to act,mobilize

1.3.3. Engage in the narrator's experience

2. Constructing narratives for inquiry

2.1. Interview, Participant's words

2.1.1. Action

2.1.2. Experience

2.2. Transcription as interpretation

2.2.1. Find examples

2.2.2. Find relevant quotes

2.2.3. References

2.2.3.1. Books

2.2.3.2. News sources

2.2.3.3. Blogs

2.2.3.4. Supporting Data

2.2.3.4.1. Expert reports

2.2.3.4.2. Third party research

2.2.3.4.3. Survey data

2.2.3.4.4. Size of topic

2.3. Translations

3. Analysis, Methodological perspectives

3.1. Thematic

3.1.1. What is said?

3.1.2. Content

3.1.2.1. Interviews

3.1.2.2. Archival documents

3.1.2.3. Ethnographically

3.2. Structural

3.2.1. How is said?

3.2.2. Fully formed narrative

3.2.2.1. Abstract

3.2.2.2. Orientation

3.2.2.3. Action

3.2.2.4. Evaluation

3.2.2.5. Resolution

3.2.2.6. Coda

3.3. Dialogic/Performance

3.3.1. Who, when and why

3.3.2. Environment

3.3.2.1. Historical and cultural context

3.3.2.2. Audiences

3.3.2.3. Interpreter's positioning

3.3.2.4. Language

3.4. Visual

3.4.1. Meaning through images

3.4.1.1. Photographs, paintings and drawings

3.4.1.2. Videos

3.4.1.3. Collages created by participants

4. Validity

4.1. Correspondence

4.1.1. Story told by a participant

4.1.2. Story told by a researcher

4.2. Pragmatic use

4.2.1. Narrative research become a basis for others' work

4.2.2. Transparency

4.3. Persuasion and presentation

4.3.1. Genuine data, reasonable interpretation

4.4. Political and ethical use

4.4.1. Stories have to be heard

4.4.2. Balance (ethical issues)