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Klasa średnia a perspektywa biograficzna. Empiryczne studium przypadku
Middle Class in Biographical Perspective. Empirical Case Study

Author(s): Jacek Burski
Subject(s): Culture and social structure , Methodology and research technology, Post-Communist Transformation, Social Norms / Social Control
Published by: Uniwersytet Łódzki - Wydział Ekonomiczno-Socjologiczny
Keywords: Biographical Method; Middle Class; Transformation; Case Study; Autobiographical Narrative Interview;

Summary/Abstract: The main focus of the article lies in describing the class position of an individual from the Polish middle class, his biographical path, and tensions connected with his actual place in social structure. Background of the analysis is rooted in Fritz Schütze’s methodology of autobiographical narrative interview. One of the main goals is to show the advantages of using biographical methodology in analyzing class structure.

  • Issue Year: XII/2016
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 78-93
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Polish