Pinnegar, Stefinee, and J. Gary Daynes, "Locating Narrative Inquiry Historically," pp. 3-34 in D. Jean Clandinin, ed., Handbook of Narrative Inquiry: Mapping a Methodology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2007.


Discusses four themes that emerge from the literature of narrative inquiry; 1) how the researcher relates to the persons who are the subjects of such studies, 2) the move from numbers to words, 3) the focus on the specific rather than the general, and 4) use of alternative epistemologies.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines

Source Discipline

Field other than Education

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Narrative Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation


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