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Autoethnography as Constructionist Project
The Handbook of Constructionist Research (2008)
  • Carolyn S Ellis, University of South Florida
  • L Richardson

Constructionism has become one of the most popular research approaches in the social sciences. But until now, little attention has been given to the conceptual and methodological underpinnings of the constructionist stance, and the remarkable diversity within the field. This cutting-edge handbook brings together a dazzling array of scholars to review the foundations of constructionist research, how it is put into practice in multiple disciplines, and where it may be headed in the future. The volume critically examines the analytic frameworks, strategies of inquiry, and methodological choices that together form the mosaic of contemporary constructionism, making it an authoritative reference for anyone interested in conducting research in a constructionist vein.

  • Autoethnography,
  • Ethnography,
  • Constructionism,
  • Constructionist Research,
  • Contemporary Constructionism,
  • Qualitative Methodology,
  • Autoethnographic Constructionism
Publication Date
James Holstein and Jaber Gubrium
The Guilford Press
Citation Information
Carolyn S Ellis and L Richardson. "Autoethnography as Constructionist Project" New YorkThe Handbook of Constructionist Research (2008)
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