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Product Description: As part of this multilayered conversation about stigma, this volume discusses the relationship between the stigmatized individual and our role as researchers. Here we address our own perspectives as researchers struggling with stigma issues and tellability, as well as scholarly reflexive concerns dealing with what can’t be said when working with stigmatized groups or topics...read more
By Amy Shuman (editor)

Paperback:

9780253024404 | Indiana Univ Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: As part of this multilayered conversation about stigma, this volume discusses the relationship between the stigmatized individual and our role as researchers.

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Product Description:   In Other People's Stories, Amy Shuman examines the social relations embedded in stories and the complex ethical and social tensions that surround their telling. Drawing on innovative research and contemporary theory, she describes what happens when one person's story becomes another person's source of inspiration, or when entitlement and empathy collide...read more

Hardcover:

9780252029639 | Univ of Illinois Pr, April 30, 2005, cover price $35.00 | About this edition:   In Other People's Stories, Amy Shuman examines the social relations embedded in stories and the complex ethical and social tensions that surround their telling.

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Product Description: Many nations recognize the moral and legal obligation to accept people fleeing from persecution, but political asylum applicants in the twenty-first century face restrictive policies and cumbersome procedures. So, what counts as persecution? How do applicants translate their stories of suffering and trauma into a narrative acceptable to the immigration officials? How can asylum officials weed out the fake from the genuine without resorting to inappropriate cultural definitions of behaviour? Using both in depth accounts by asylum applicants and interviews with lawyers and others involved, this book takes the reader on a journey through the process of applying for asylum in both the United States and Great Britain...read more

Hardcover:

9780415773751 | Routledge, December 3, 2007, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: Many nations recognize the moral and legal obligation to accept people fleeing from persecution, but political asylum applicants in the twenty-first century face restrictive policies and cumbersome procedures.

Paperback:

9780415773768 | 1 edition (Routledge, December 11, 2007), cover price $46.95 | About this edition: Many nations recognize the moral and legal obligation to accept people fleeing from persecution, but political asylum applicants in the twenty-first century face restrictive policies and cumbersome procedures.

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9780203937228 | Routledge, November 14, 2007, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Many nations recognize the moral and legal obligation to accept people fleeing from persecution, but political asylum applicants in the twenty-first century face restrictive policies and cumbersome procedures.

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Product Description: Based on intensive fieldwork in an urban American junior high school, this original study explores the relationship between oral and written texts in everyday life by analysing tellings and retellings of local events, diaries, writings and discussions.

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9780521328463 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 1, 1986, cover price $146.00 | About this edition: Based on intensive fieldwork in an urban American junior high school, this original study explores the relationship between oral and written texts in everyday life by analysing tellings and retellings of local events, diaries, writings and discussions.

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9780521030045 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 2, 2006, cover price $54.00 | About this edition: Based on intensive fieldwork in an urban American junior high school, this original study explores the relationship between oral and written texts in everyday life by analysing tellings and retellings of local events, diaries, writings and discussions.

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