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15
August
2013

The Handbook of Participatory Video

E-J Milne, Claudia Mitchell and Naydene de Lange

The Handbook of Participatory Video

Participatory video is a growing area of research and an increasingly popular tool among researchers and NGOs working with communities around the world. The Handbook of Participatory Video advances the field, engaging critically with it as a research methodology and method and interrogating assumptions about its emancipatory nature and potential for social change.

18
July
2013

Tough Gun Legislation: It’s just a matter of time… but don’t hold your breath

John Grady and Karen McCormack

Tough Gun Legislation: It’s just a matter of time… but don’t hold your breath

After the tragic shooting in Newtown last December that killed twenty children, regulating gun ownership became a topic of hot debate across the country… at least for a while anyway.

13
July
2013

Visual Methods at the Crossroads

John Grady

Visual Methods at the Crossroads

This article is published with the online journal "Forum: Qualitative Social Research"

Visual research methods in the social sciences are at a crossroads. They currently occupy a specialized niche in a restricted range of qualitative research. They should be re-imagined in collaboration with more traditional modes of social scientific inquiry and contribute to the development of a more well-rounded understanding of human social development...

Read the complete entry at: http://www.qualitative-research.net/index.php/fqs/article/view/1173/2618

13
July
2013

Becoming a Visual Sociologist

John Grady

Becoming a Visual Sociologist

Here is an article I wrote and posted for Wheaton College's Sociology Department:

The classroom is remarably suited to a step by step introduction of visual materials into the curriculum. Properly managed this process can also function as an exhilarating apprenticeship in learning how to make images competently, interpret them responsibly, and display them effectively, resulting in a more robust sociology...

Read the complete article at: http://wheatoncollege.edu/faculty/files/2012/06/VISUAL_SOCIOLOGIST.pdf

09
July
2013

The Art of Not Freaking Out

John Grady

The Art of Not Freaking Out

Here is an article I wrote and posted for Wheaton College's Sociology Department:

On the first Friday of every month the American Media goes nuts! What they do is as predictable as clock work and just about as insightful. Their exercise in panic wouldn’t be such a big deal except that it tends to freak out Wall Street and unnecessarily confuses the American public...

Read the complete entry at  http://wheatoncollege.edu/sociology/2013/06/14/art-freaking-2/

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