Narrative Gerontology in Research and Practice by Kate De Medeiros PhD PDF

By Kate De Medeiros PhD

What is intended through narrative? How can one elicit a story or study it in study? How can narrative paintings most sensible be facilitated between older adults? this can be the single textual content to supply accomplished information regarding the purposes of narrative methods in group and long term settings, writing within the digital international, and such person paintings as journaling or poetry. The e-book explores the theories of narratives throughout many disciplines, study practices and analytical thoughts, and purposes in paintings with older adults.

It has been written by way of a fashionable researcher of the narrative building of self in previous age, whose stories were funded by way of the NIH, the Brookdale beginning, and the Alzheimerís organization, between different comparable achievements. The publication brings jointly a distinct mixture of interdisciplinary views and practices now not present in different books on lifestyles tales, autobiography, and/or narrative methods to knowing oneís reports. particularly, it specializes in the myriad theoretical underpinnings of narrative, presents a developmental heritage of narrative use in gerontology, and info numerous how you can use narratives in various examine settings. every one bankruptcy comprises step by step courses on who to investigate and file on, and the way to put in writing up narrative facts. It additionally discusses how you can include narratives in assorted perform settings corresponding to writing workshops in retirement groups, person writing tasks, and others.

Key Features:

  • Offers a ìhands onî study instrument that publications the reader from thought to analyze to perform
  • Describes the theoretical underpinnings and useful purposes of narrative with older adults
  • Illustrates how narrative gerontology is essentially diverse in perform than narrative study with more youthful individuals
  • Addresses the breadth of accessible narrative tools and the way to use them in a study settings
  • Designed to be used in qualitative tools, carrier studying, and gerontological examine classes.

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