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Advances in Visual Methodology

Advances in Visual Methodology

By: Sarah Pink (editor)Paperback

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A stunning collection of cutting-edge essays which brings together the leading scholars in visual research. Clearly structured, and written in an engaging and accessible style throughout, this invigorating work will be the 'must have' text for teachers and students of `the visual' across the arts, humanities and social sciences. - Elaine Campbell, Reader in Criminology, Newcastle University This is a book about research that takes the challenge of the internet seriously, that rises above disciplinary difference and points to new directions for social research. - Rob Walker, Emeritus Professor, University of East Anglia This innovative book examines and introduces cutting edge visual methods in social research. It explores the development of visual methodology as a field of interdisciplinary and post-disciplinary practice spanning scholarly and applied concerns. Positioned at the innovative edge of theory and practice in contemporary visual research, Pink's engaging book goes beyond the methods, ideas and fields of practice outlined in existing texts and handbooks. This book examines: -How new theoretical and methodological engagements are developing and emerging in research practice; -the impact new approaches are having on the types of knowledge visual research produces and critiques; -the ways visual research intersects with new media; -and the implications for social and cultural research, scholarship and intervention. This book will be essential reading for any student or researcher thinking of using visual methods in their own research. Sarah Pink is Professor of Social Sciences at Loughborough University.

About Author

Sarah Pink is Professor of Design and Media Ethnography at RMIT University in Australia, and Professor in Applied Social and Cultural Analysis at Halmstad University in Sweden. She is a global leader in sensory and visual ethnography. Her work is usually interdisciplinary and international, connecting anthropological ethnography to design and engineering disciplines as well as to documentary and arts practice, in projects that challenge conventional ethnographic temporalities, and bring academic scholarship to applied research problems. Sarah's other recent books include Doing Visual Ethnography (3rd edition) (2013), Situating Everyday Life (2012) and Advances in Visual Methodology (2012).

Contents

PART ONE: KEY DEVELOPMENTS AND ISSUESAdvances in Visual Methodology: An Introduction - Sarah PinkVisual Ethics in a Contemporary Landscape - Andrew ClarkPART TWO: VISUAL PRACTICES AND VISUALING PRACTICEThe Politics and Practices of Looking: CCTV Video and Domestic Kitchen Practices - Lydia MartensVideo in Analytic Practice - Jon Hindmarsh and Dylan TuttVirtual/Visual Ethnography: Methodological Crossroads at the Intersection of Visual and Internet Research - Elisenda ArdevolPART THREE: NEW VISUAL SPATIALITIESCommunity Mapping as Auto-Ethno-Cartography - Cristina GrasseniVisual Ethnography and the Internet: Visuality, Virtuality and the Spatial Turn - Sarah PinkGeomedia-Based Methods and Visual Research. Exploring the Theoretical Tenets of the Localization and Visualization of Mediated Social Relations with Direct Visualization Techniques - Francesco Lapenta PART FOUR: PUBLIC SCHOLARSHIP, ARTS AND VISUAL INTERVENTIONEthno-Mimesis and Participatory Arts - Maggie O'NeillHealing Mirrors: Body Arts and Ethnographic Methodologies - Christina LammerDigital Technologies, Visual Research and the Non-Fiction Image - Roderick Coover with Pat Badani, Flavia Caviezel, Mark Marino, Nitin Sawhney, William Uricchio PART FIVE: TOWARDS AN INTERDISCIPLINARY VISUAL METHODOLOGY?An Anthropologist in the Film Archives: Interdisciplinary Approaches - Marcus BanksVisualizing Interior Worlds: Interdisciplinary Routes to Knowing - Susan Hogan and Sarah PinkContemplating the State of Visual Research: An Assessment of Obstacles and Opportunities - Luc Pauwels

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780857028495
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780857028495
  • ISBN10: 0857028499

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