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Visual Research Methods in the Social Sciences: Awakening Visions

Visual Research Methods in the Social Sciences: Awakening Visions [Kindle Edition]

Stephen Spencer

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This is a practical guide for students, researchers and teachers in the social sciences who wish to explore and actively use visual research. Demonstrating the use of visual ethnography, video and photography, 'researcher found' imagery and representations in popular culture, this book offers an integrated approach to doing visual research.

About the Author

Dr Stephen Spencer is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Sheffield Hallam University. He has worked in both Further and Higher education in Australia, with a background in anthropology and cultural and media studies. His previous works include Social Identities: Multidisciplinary Approaches with Gary Taylor (Routledge, 2004); Race & Ethnicity: Culture, Identity and Representation (Routledge, 2006); 'A Dream Deferred': Ethnic Conflict in Guyana (Hansib Press, 2006).

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 7295 KB
  • Print Length: 296 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Up to 4 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (17 Dec 2010)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004QM9VFS
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