Live Methods (Sociological Review Monographs)

Live Methods (Sociological Review Monographs)

By: Nirmal Puwar (editor), Les Back (editor)Paperback

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A study of live methods including experimentation, attentiveness, collaboration, multi-media platforms, public sociology, the game of social life and research, idiotic methods, scavenging, mapping and topologies * Global in scope and inter-woven by theoretical and methodological considerations * Chapters emerge from the Methods Lab at Goldsmiths University which is committed to developing inventive ways of 'doing sociology' * Studies the practice of sociological imagination and the aim is to make social research responsive to social life - to bring it alive

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Les Back is Professor of Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London, UK. Nirmal Puwar is Senior Lecturer is Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London, UK.


Series editor s introduction (Chris Shilling) A manifesto for live methods: provocations and capacities (Les Back and Nirmal Puwar) ART Live sociology: social research and its futures (Les Back) Curating sociology (Nirmal Puwar and Sanjay Sharma) Seeing it whole: staging totality in social theory and art (Alberto Toscano) STORYING Once upon a problem (Mariam Motamedi Fraser) Learning to be affected: social suffering and total pain at life s borders (Yasmin Gunaratnam) DIGITAL Being stuck in (live) time: the sticky sociological imagination (Emma Uprichard) The redistribution of methods: on intervention in digital social research, broadly conceived (Noorjte Marres) DESIGNS De-signing the object of sociology: toward an idiotic methodology (Mike Michael) Going live: towards an amphibious sociology (Celia Lury) Notes on contributors Index

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  • publication date: 11/01/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781444339598
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 212
  • ID: 9781444339598
  • weight: 306
  • ISBN10: 1444339591

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