The first comprehensive and interdisciplinary overview of the developing methodology of narrative inquiry. The Handbook outlines the historical development and philosophical underpinnings of narrative inquiry as well as describes different forms of narrative inquiry.
Chapter 7: Charting the Life Story's Path: Narrative Identity across the Life Span
Charting the Life Story's Path: Narrative Identity across the Life Span
Erik Erikson (1959, 1963, 1968, 1982), more than any of the great pioneers in personality psychology, understood that the construction of a coherent and purposeful self-concept, or what he called identity, is a ...