• Psychology
  • Published 2005

Identity Trouble and Place ofResidence in Women’s Life Narratives

  title={Identity Trouble and Place ofResidence in Women’s Life Narratives},
  author={Stephanie Taylor},
Work in narrative and discursive psychology offers a theoretical and analytic approach to the meaning of place for identity in contemporary society. The conventional ‘born and bred’ or nativeness connection between place and residence based on long-term personal and family connection can be understood as a canonical narrative (Bruner, 1987) and a resource for speakers in their identity work in relation to place. Wetherell (1998) and others have suggested that speakers engage actively in… CONTINUE READING


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