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Published: 08 September 2017

232 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190618056

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Curated Stories

The Uses and Misuses of Storytelling

Sujatha Fernandes

Oxford Studies in Culture and Politics

  • Provocatively argues that storytelling may actually circumscribe the goals of marginalized groups and limit their chances of securing real social change.
  • Not just a critical examination of contemporary use of narrative but suggests ways stories might be used to achieve real social change.
  • Takes a global view of storytelling moving beyond Western contexts and countries