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Recording Oral History free pdf Recording Oral History, now available in its third edition, provides a comprehensive guide to oral history for researchers and students in diverse fields including history, sociology, anthropology, education, psychology, social work, and ethnographic methods. Writing in a clear, accessible style, Valerie Yow builds on the foundations laid in prior editions of her widely used and highly regarded text to tackle not just the practicalities of interviewing but also the varied ethical, legal, and philosophical questions that can arise. The text-now twelve chapters-allows for dedicated discussion of both legalities and ethics. Other new material include recent research on how brain functions affect memory, more comprehensive demonstration of how to analyze an interview, and details on making the most of technology, both old and new. Each chapter concludes with updated and annotated Recommended Readings and tailored appendixes address new developments, such as institutional review boards and the Oral History Association's new Principles and Best Practices.

About Valerie Raleigh Yow

Valerie Raleigh Yow, an independent scholar in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, received her MA and PhD in history from the University of Wisconsin. She has been book review editor for the Oral History Review, a member of the governing council of the Oral History Association, and faculty at both the University of Rhode Island and Northern Illinois University, DeKalb. Yow is a strong advocate for strengthening the Oral History Association's contacts with its international counterparts and is a leader in emphasizing an interdisciplinary approach to oral history research.

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Author : Valerie Raleigh Yow
Publisher : AltaMira Press,U.S.
Data Published : 05 December 2014
ISBN : 0759122679
EAN : 9780759122673
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 446 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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