In 2011 Liz Stanley organised a conference to discuss developments in life story work since the publication  of  Documents of Life.

This was a book I first published in 1983 when I was busy  using personal documents in research; and was re-written in 2001 as Documents of Life-2: An Invitation to a Critical Humanism. The second edition is substantially different from the first – but the publishers did not want me to change the name.

And now this new book has just been published. This new book contains   13 new essays  – and ends with an epilogue from me. This epilogue marks the publication  of my

A MANIFESTO FOR SOCIAL STORIES : you can click here to read the original unedited version.


About kenplummer

For over 40 years I worried about things sociological; now I have time to stand and stare.

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