Image-based Research: A Sourcebook for Qualitative Researchers

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Jon Prosser
Psychology Press, 1998 - Reference - 318 pages
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Publisher's description: Just what is a picture worth? Qualitative research is dominated by language. However, researchers have recently shown a growing interest in adopting an image-based approach. This is the first volume dedicated to exploring this approach and will prove an invaluable sourcebook for researchers in the field. The book covers a broad scope, including theory and the research process; and provides practical examples of how image-based research is applied in the field. The book covers a broad scope, including theory and the research process; and provides practical examples of how image-based research is applied in the field. It discusses use of images: in child abuse investigation; exploring children's drawings in health education; cartoons; the media and teachers.
  

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Contents

An Argument for Visual Sociology
24
Filmmaking and Ethnographic Research
42
The Partiality of Photographic
60
Visual Sociology Documentary Photography
84
The Status of Imagebased Research
97
Images in the Research Process
113
Remarks on Visual Competence as an Integral Part
131
Photocontext
148
The Application of Images in Child Abuse Investigations
176
Imagebased Research in Practice
195
Interpreting Family Photography as Pictorial Communication
214
Pupils Using Photographs in School Selfevaluation
235
Cartoons and Teachers Mediated Visual Images as Data
252
A Sociological Account
284
Notes on Contributors
307
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University of Southampton

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