European comparative ways of using family histories

Delcroix, Catherine (2005) European comparative ways of using family histories. In: Workshop on Comparative Biographical Research, 24-25 November 2005, London. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

I am going to talk about a relatively new method - cases histories of families. I have been using it in several research projects, with very rich results. I will start with a definition of family case history. Then I will proceed to describe how it has been used in a comparative European Research Project on poverty and precariousness among migrant families living in Italy, Great-Britain, Portugal, Sweden, Finland, Ireland and France. I will focus mostly on sociological findings in different contexts of inequality and migration.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:1. Frameworks for Research and Research Designs > 1.5 Comparative and Cross National Research
ID Code:7
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Deposited On:13 Nov 2007 15:55
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