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Exploring Identity and Gender

Exploring Identity and Gender
The Narrative Study of Lives

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280 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
How does a narrative serve as a way to uncover and construct a person's identity? How do life and life-story influence each other? Addressing these and other issues related to the place of narratives in understanding human lives, this volume focuses on identity and gender.

Chapters explore such issues as: how women construct the lives of other women in biographical work; how individuals conduct their life episodes in patterns similar to the plots of stories; how the women's movement influenced three women's adult lives; and how girls' sense of themselves change as they move into adolescence.

Amia Lieblich
Annie G Rogers, Lyn Mikel Brown and Mark B Tappan
Interpreting Loss in Ego Development in Girls
Regression or Resistance?

Shulamit Reinharz
Feminist Biography
The Pains, the Joys, the Dilemmas

Dan Bar-On and Noga Gilad
To Rebuild Life
A Narrative Analysis of Three Generations of an Israeli Holocaust Survivors' Family

Richard L Ochberg
Life Stories and Storied Lives
Dalia Etzion and Amittai Niv
The `Magician's Predicament' as a Managerial Hazard
Sherry L Hatcher
Personal Rites of Passage
Stories of College Youth

Jill F Kealey McRae
A Woman's Story
E Pluribus Unum

Abigail J Stewart
The Women's Movement and Women's Lives
Linking Individual Development and Social Events


Amia Lieblich

Ruthellen H. Josselson