Life Histories

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A life history is a case study of one person’s life

E.g. Thomas & Znaniecki’s s (1919) study of Jenny, an ageing woman

Plummer (1982) suggests that they are useful for helping to understand the world from an individual’s point of view, as they provide rich detail and can help



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