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Other People's Stories: Entitlement Claims and the Critique of Empathy
Introduction: Subversive stories and the critique of empathy "Get outa my face": Entitlement and authoritative discourse Collective narrative and public memory Allegory and parable as subversiveExpand
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The Performance of Human Rights in Morocco
The Performance of Human Rights in Morocco. By Susan Slyomovics. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005. Pp. 271, introduction, photographs, illustrations, notes, bibliography, index,Expand
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Storytelling Rights: The Uses of Oral and Written Texts by Urban Adolescents
Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Fight stories: what counts is the recounting 2. Storyability and tellability 3. Collaborative uses of literacy in the adolescent community 4. Retellings 5. VarietiesExpand
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Rejecting Refugees: Political Asylum in the 21st Century
Introduction 1. No More Huddled Masses 2. The System 3. Are You Who You Say You Are 4. Did this Really Happen to You?: The Problem of Credibility 5. Politics Gets Personal: What Counts as PersecutionExpand
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Entitlement and empathy in personal narrative
My review of the past thirty years of narrative scholarship returns to the work of Harvey Sacks and Erving Goffman, situated in Dell Hymes’ ethnography of communication, to examine where theirExpand
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The granting of political asylum is implicated in other often competing agendas and discourses, including national security, the obligation to provide safe haven, the histories of past immigrants andExpand
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Representing Trauma: Political Asylum Narrative
The trauma narratives told by refugees in their appeal for asylum status in the United States are culturally constructed, based not only on local cultural discourses for talking about grief, tragedy,Expand
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Storytelling Rights: Bibliography
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Gender and cultural silences in the political asylum process
Individuals claiming persecution on the basis of gender or as sexual minorities have faced many obstacles in the political asylum process including additional burdens of proof of identity and ofExpand
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