The book looks at a range of conceptual and practical approaches to a range of tools and methods, whilst also highlighting the interpretive and ethical issues that arise when engaging in visual research. Claudia Mitchell draws on her own work in the field of visual research throughout to offer extensive examples from a variety of settings and with a variety of populations.
Topics covered include:
• Photographs and memory work studies
• Video and social change
• Participatory archiving with drawings and photos
• Working with images/Writing about images
• Can visual methods make a difference? From practice to policy
Doing Visual Research takes an interdisciplinary approach to the subject of visual research, producing a practical introduction to the subject that will be of great use to students and researchers across the social sciences, and in particular in education, communication, sociology, gender, development, social work and public health.
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|Getting the Picture|
|Who's in the Picture?|
|Working with Things, Objects and Artefacts in Visual Research|
|A Case for Community-Based Photography|
|A Textual Reading on the Presence of Absence|
|'No More Pictures without a Context' (with Naydene de Lange)|
|Images of Image-Making|
|How Can Images Influence Policy-Making?|