Biographical method is based on the theory of humanistic direction. It involves subjective assessments of facts, social consulting, access to a high level of generalization. In historical science and literary work with biographies it is a traditional genre. In sociology, the study of biographies was formed in the method of the microsociological paradigm of “soft” data analysis. The architectonic of method consists in a flexible construction of chosen techniques and procedures. The paper details the author’s method of analyzing life scenarios. This technique in the structure of the complex biographical techniques helps the respondent understand the tragic eventfulness of their life, to make a choice to change the script. This choice determines the future success of the respondent and their descendants. The conclusions are drawn on the basis of the author’s using the biographical method in studies of the fate of the Siberians and social consulting with clients.
biograficheskiy metod, zhiznennye scenarii, gibridnyy metodologicheskiy kompleks, biographical method, life scenarios, hybrid methodological complex