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July 2013 | 1 648 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
From the 1980s onwards, there has been what has frequently been described as an auto/biographical turn in the social sciences and also in the arts and humanities. Changes in conceptions of self, society and identity, post-modern, post-structural and post-colonial influences and sensibilities to name but a few have all played their part in focusing attention on to, and valorising the perceptions and experiences of the individual. Now, at a time of exciting development for the subject, this new four-volume set seeks to capture the important articles that have come out of the field over the past decades.

Framed by a newly-written introductory chapter, the collection includes work that spans disciplinary boundaries, bringing together a comprehensive resource taht will prove invaluable to scholars in the field.

Introduction in Reed-Danahay, D. (Ed) Auto/ethnography: Rewriting the Self and the Social D Reed-Danahay
What Do People Do?: Dani Auto-ethnography Karl Heider
Auto-Ethnography: Paradigms, Problems and Prospects D Hayano
From Participant Observation to the Observation of Participants: The Emergence of Narrative Ethnography Barbara Tedlock
On Auto/Biography in Sociology Liz Stanley
The Politics of Location: Where am I Now? Laurel Richardson
What's in a Research Project: Some Thoughts on the Intersection of History, Social Structure and Biography Thomas Popkewitz
Writing to the Archive: Mass Observation as Autobiography Dorothy Sheridan
Autoethnography, Personal Narrative, Reflexivity: Researcher as Subject Carolyn Ellis and Arthur Bochner
Autoethnography: Self-Indugence or Something More? Andrew Sparkes
Reconsidering 'Table Talk': Critical Thoughts on the Relationship Between Sociology, Autobiography and Self-Indulgence Eric Mykhalovsky
Narrative's Virtues Arthur Bochner
Representation, Legitimation and Autoethnography: An Autoethnographic Writing Story Nicholas Holt
Judging the Quality of Qualitative Inquiry: Criteriology and Relativism in Action Andrew Sparkes and Brett Smith
'On Auto-Ethnographic Authority' J Buzard
The (Im)Possibilities of Writing the Self-Writing: French Poststructural Theory and Autoethnography Susanne Gannon
Experience and I in Autoethnography: A Deconstruction Alecia Jackson and Lisa Mazzei
Doing Autoethnography Tessa Muncey
Autoethnographic Mother Writing: Advocating Radical Specificity Patty Sotirin
Finding the Limits: Autoethnography and Being an Oxford University Proctor Geoffrey Walford
An Autoethnography on Learning About Autoethnography Sarah Wall
Accommodating the Autoethnographic PhD: The Tale of the Thesis, the Viva Voce and the Traditional Business School Clair Doloriert and Sally Sambrook
Analytic Autoethnography Leon Anderson
Rescuing Autoethnography Paul Atkinson
Arguments Against Auto-ethnography Sara Delamont
Truth Troubles Jillian Owen et al
Facts or Fictions? Aspects of the Use of Autobiographical Writing in Undergraduate Sociology Jane Ribbens
Autoethnography and Teacher Development Jon Austin and Andrew Hickey
Disability and (Auto)Ethnography: Riding (and Writing) The Bus With My Sister G. Thomas Couser
Becoming a Sadomasochist: Integrating Self and Other in Ethnographic Analysis Staci Newmahr
Death and Memory: From Santa Maria del Monte to Miami Beach Ruth Behar
Turning Toward Tincup: A Story of a Home Death Joyce Hocker
Autoethnography: An Overview Carolyn Ellis, Tony Adams and Arthur Bochner
A Note on Ethical Issues in Autobiography in Sociological Research Barbara Harrison and E. Stina Lyon
Telling Secrets, Revealing Lives: Relational Ethics in Research With Intimate Others Carolyn Ellis
A Review of Narrative Ethics Tony Adams
The Ethics of Writing Life Histories and Narratives in Educational Research Pat Sikes
Caught With a Fake ID: Ethical Questions About Slippage in Autoethnography Kristina Medford
A Critique of Current Practice: Ten Foundational Guidelines for Autoethnographers Martin Tolich
Handing IRB an Unloaded Gun Carol Rambo
With Mother/With Child: A True Story Carolyn Ellis
Sexual Involvement and Social Research in a Fat Civil Rights Organisation Erich Goode
Writing: A Method of Inquiry L Richardson
A Gentle Going?: An Autoethnographic Short Jonathan Wyatt
Psychic Distance, Consent and Other Ethical issues: Reflecting on the Writing of A Gentle Going? Jonathan Wyatt
Goin' to the Store, Sittin' on the Street, and Runnin' the Roads: Growing up in a Rural Southern Neighbourhood Carolyn Ellis
Writing Like a Guy in Textville: A Personal Reflection on Narrative Seduction H.L. Goodall, Jr.
Revealing and Concealing Secrets in Research: The Potential for the Absent Brian Rappert
Easier Said Than Done: Writing an Autoethnography Sarah Wall
The Academic Tourist: An Autoethnography Ronald Pelias
Narrative and the Re/Production of transsexual: The Foreclosure of an Endured Emergence of Gender Multiplicity Jodi Kaufmann
Multiple Reflections of Child Sex Abuse: An Argument for a Layered Account Carol Rambo Ronai
Autoethnographic Layering: Recollections of Family Tales and Dreams Jean Rath
Performative Autoethnography: Critical Embodiments and Possibilities Tami Spry
Indians in the Park Norman Denzin
Mothers Talk About Their Children With Schizophrenia: A Performance Autoethnography B Schneider
Postcards From Pigtown Michael Silk
The Accusing Body Tami Spry
Standing Centre: Autoethnography, Writing and Solo Dance Performance Karen Nicole Barbour
The Fatal Flaw: A Narrative of the Fragile Body-Self Andrew Sparkes
"Then You Know How I Feel": Empathy, Identification and reflexivity in Fieldwork Laura Ellingson
Chronicling an Academic Depression Barbara Jago
Writing the Othered Self: Autoethnography and the Problem of Objectification in Writing about Illness and Disability Rose Richards
An Autoethnography on Shifting Relationships Between a Daughter, Her Mother and Altzheimer's Dementia (in any order) Marina Malthouse
The Secret of Time and Immortality at the End of July Bud Goodall
The Consumer Diaries or Autoethnography in the Inverted World Elizabeth Chin
Dreams of my Daughter: An Ectopic Pregnancy Maria Lahman
Waltzing Matilda: An Autoethnography of a Father's StillBirth Marcus Weaver-Hightower
Opening My Voice Claiming My Space: Theorizing the Possibility of Postcolonial Approaches to Autoethnography Alice Terry My Journey in grief: A Mother's Experience Following the Death of Her Daughter Archana Pathak
''What's the Footballer Doing Here?' Racialized Performativity, Reflexivity and Identity Ben Carrington
Native Among Natives: Physician Anthropologist Doing Hospital Ethnography at Home Shahaduz Zaman
Trying to Return Home: A Trinidadian's Experience of Becoming a 'Native' Ethnographer Janice Fournillier
Personal Narratives and Cosmopolitan Identities: An Autobiographical Approach Maria Daskalaki
Narrative Inheritance: A Nuclear Family With Toxic Secrets H.L. Goodall
Whose Collection is it Anyway? An Autoethnographic Account of 'Dividing the Spoils' Upon Divorce Jackie Goode
Becoming a Doctor Pat Sikes And Robyn Sikes-Sheard
Becoming a Leader: A Co-Produced Autoethnographic Exploration of Situated Learning of Leadership Practice Steve Kempster and James Stewart
Situating the Greenham Archaeology: An Autoethnography of a Feminist Project Yvonne Marshall, Sasha Roseneil and Kayt Armstrong
Embodiment, Academics and the Audit Culture: a story seeking consideration Andrew Sparkes
Ethics, Agency and Desire in Two Strip Clubs: A View From Both Sides of the Gaze Amy Pinney
How to Look Good (Nearly) Naked: The Performative Regulation of the Swimmer's Body Susie Scott

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