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Using Visual Data in Qualitative Research

Second Edition


September 2018 | 192 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This book helps students and scholars get started on the exciting journey of using visual data in social research. It covers the many uses a researcher can make of images, from creating images as a part of the research process to collecting and analyzing images from diverse sources.  Exploring the opportunities and arming readers with tools to overcome some of the practical challenges, Using Visual Data in Qualitative Research is a perfect guide to uncovering new and unexpected dimensions of social life.

 
1. Introduction
 
2. The place of visual data in social research: a brief history
 
3. Approaches to studying the visual
 
4. Visual methods and field research
 
5. Presenting visual research
 
6. Conclusion: images and social research

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Marcus Banks

Marcus Banks is Professor of Visual Anthropoloigy at the University of Oxford. Having completed a doctorate in social anthropology at the University of Cambridge, with a study of Jain people in England and India, he trained as an ethnographic documentary filmmaker at the National Film and Television School, Beaconsfield, UK.   He is the author Using Visual Data in Qualitative Research (2007) and co-editor of Rethinking Visual Anthropology (1997, with Howard Morphy), and Made to be Seen: Perspectives on the History of Visual Anthropology (2011, with Jay Ruby), as well as publishing numerous papers on visual research.   He has... More About Author

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