Doing Visual Research

Doing Visual Research

by Claudia Mitchell
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412945836

ISBN-13: 9781412945837

Pub. Date: 06/30/2011

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This is an innovative introduction to the use of photography, collaborative video, drawing, objects, multi-media production and installation in research. Claudia Mitchell explains how visual methods can be used as modes of inquiry as well as modes of representation for social research. She provides a range of conceptual and practical approaches to a variety of

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This is an innovative introduction to the use of photography, collaborative video, drawing, objects, multi-media production and installation in research. Claudia Mitchell explains how visual methods can be used as modes of inquiry as well as modes of representation for social research. She provides a range of conceptual and practical approaches to a variety of tools and methods, while also highlighting the interpretive and ethical issues that arise when engaging in visual research. She draws on her own work throughout to offer extensive examples from a variety of settings and with various populations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412945837
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/30/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
Introduction
Getting the Picture
On a Pedagogy of Ethics in Visual Research
Who's in the Picture?
PART TWO: VISUAL METHODS FOR SOCIAL CHANGE: TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES
Not Just an Object
Working with Things, Objects and Artefacts in Visual Research
Seeing for Ourselves
A Case for Community-Based Photography
Community-Based Video-Making
PART THREE: ON INTERPRETING AND USING IMAGES
Working with Photo Images
A Textual Reading on the Presence of Absence
Data Collections and Building a Democratic Archive
'No More Pictures without a Context' (with Naydene de Lange)
Look and See
Images of Image-Making
What Can a Visual Researcher Do with a Camera?
Changing the Picture
How Can Images Influence Policy-Making?

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