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/ James A. Holstein, Ph.D.
James A. Holstein, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology
366 Lalumiere Hall
PO Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Dr. Holstein's research and teaching interests include social problems, deviance and social control, and research methods. He has published over three dozen books on diverse topics including social problems, mental health and illness, family, the life course, the self, and qualitative research methods.
Varieties of Narrative Analysis (Edited with J Gubrium). 2011. Sage.
Analyzing Narrative Reality. (with J Gubrium).2009. Sage.
Handbook of Constructionist Research. (Edited with J Gubrium). 2008. Guilford.
Challenges and Choices: Constructionist Perspectives on Social Problems. 2003 (with Gale Miller). Aldine de Gruyer
Handbook of Interview Research. (Edited with J Gubrium).2002, Sage
The Self We Live By. (with J Gubrium).2000 Oxford University Press
The New Language of Qualitative Method. (with J Gubrium).1997. Oxford
The Active Interview. 1995. (with J Gubrium).Sage. (Also translated into Japanese.)
Court Ordered Insanity: Interpretive Practice and Involuntary Commitment. 1993. Aldine de Gruyter
What is Family? (with J Gubrium).1990. Mayfield. (Also in Japanese and Korean)
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