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Methodologies of Embodiment

Inscribing Bodies in Qualitative Research

Edited by Mia Perry, Carmen L. Medina

Routledge – 2015 – 160 pages

Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

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    978-0-415-81691-5
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Description

There is an increasing recognition of the significance of the body in research. This edited volume explores the challenges, possibilities, and processes of empirical work in embodiment. Contributors describe the perspectives and contexts of embodied research, and focus on the methodologies and analytic frames used to grapple with this ever-more theorised aspect of qualitative inquiry.

Contents

Introduction: Working through the Contradictory Terrain of the Body in Qualitative Research

1. Making the Body Visible through Dramatic/Creative Play: Critical Literacy in the Neighborhood Bridges Program

2. Foregrounding Bodies in Latina Literature: Embodied Testimonios in Before We Were Free

3. Analysing the “Sensational” Body: A Drama Education Project through a Deleuzian Lens

4. The Disenchantment of Western Performance Training and the Search for an Embodied Experience

5. Living Inquiry: Improvisation as Embodied Research

6. Teaching Embodiment in Qualitative Research

7. Queer Theory and Embodied Research

Conclusion

Author Bio

Mia Perry is Assistant Professor in Drama and Theatre in Education at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan.

Carmen L. Medina is Assistant Professor in the Literacy, Culture and Language Education Department at Indiana University, Bloomington.

Name: Methodologies of Embodiment: Inscribing Bodies in Qualitative Research (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Mia Perry, Carmen L. Medina. There is an increasing recognition of the significance of the body in research. This edited volume explores the challenges, possibilities, and processes of empirical work in embodiment. Contributors describe the perspectives and contexts of embodied...
Categories: Qualitative Methods, The Body, Gender Studies