TITLE

DOING LIFE HISTORIES

AUTHOR(S)
Faraday, Annabel; Plummer, Kenneth
PUB. DATE
November 1979
SOURCE
Sociological Review;Nov79, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p773
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In summary then, the life history technique is viewed with skepticism because it is held to provide no wider link to theoretical understanding, have little power of generalizability, and to be an extremely time-consuming method where results are often vague and no more than that which could be gained by statistical methods.
ACCESSION #
5462835

 

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