Methodologies of Embodiment
Inscribing Bodies in Qualitative Research
Edited by Mia Perry, Carmen L. Medina
Routledge – 2014 – 160 pages
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.
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
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.