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Doing Visual Research

Doing Visual Research

Second Edition

March 2020 | SAGE Publications Ltd

With internationally-renowned visual methods expert Claudia Mitchell at the helm, this book steers students through a complete and thorough introduction to using photography, video, drawings, objects, and multi-media productions in research.

Covering the full research process from design to dissemination, it weaves theory into each chapter and builds knowledge around methods, creating a solid foundation for the practical advice students need to complete their own research. Through examples that enable readers to understand their place in the research process, it prepares them to understand a broad definition of what it means to be a visual researcher.

This new edition includes best practice guidance and tips on:

- Using existing images and video

- Working with archived material

- Maintaining ethical practice

- Handling visual data after it is collected

- Presenting findings to different audiences.

Chapter One: Introduction: Visual Research
Chapter Two: Ethics in Visual Research
Chapter Three: Objects and Things in Visual Research
Chapter Four: Working with Personal Photographs
Chapter Five: Photovoice
Chapter Six: Participatory Video and Cellphilm Production
Chapter Seven: Working With Images
Chapter Eight: Storing, Sharing and Circulating Images
Chapter Nine: Working with Images of Producing and Exhibiting
Chapter Ten: Communicating and Disseminating Visual Research: Community Dialogue and Policymaking

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Claudia Mitchell

Claudia Mitchell is a James McGill Professor in the Faculty of Education, McGill University where she is the Director of the McGill Institute for Human Development and Well-being and the founder and Director of the Participatory Cultures Lab. She is  an Honorary Professor in the School of Education, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. She was the 2016 recipient of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Gold Medal awarded for the impact of her research which  cuts across a number of areas including girlhood studies, youth, sexuality, and HIV and AIDS, gender violence, and teacher identity, and in a number of... More About Author

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