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A New Narrative for Psychology

Brian Schiff


A New Narrative for Psychology is a far-reaching book that seeks to reorient how scholars and laypersons study and think about persons and the goals of psychological understanding. The book provides a challenging critique of contemporary variable-centered, statistical methods, revealing what these approaches to psychological research leave unexplored; it presents readers with a cutting-edge, narrative, approach for getting at the thorny problem of meaning making in human lives. For readers unfamiliar with narrative psychology, this is an excellent first text, which considers the history of nar ... More

Keywords: narrative, psychology, statistics, method, social relationship, scientific psychology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780199332182
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199332182.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brian Schiff, author
Chair and Professor, Department of Psychology, American University of Paris