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Embodied Inquiry: Research Methods

Leigh, Jennifer S, Brown, Nicole (2021) Embodied Inquiry: Research Methods. Bloomsbury ISBN 978-1-350-11876-8. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:88693)

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Abstract

Embodied inquiry is the process of using embodied approaches in order to study, explore or investigate a topic. But what does it actually mean to be 'embodied'? This book explores why and how we use our bodies in order to research, what an embodied approach brings to a research project, and the kinds of considerations that need to be taken into account to research in this way.

We all have bodies, feelings, emotions and experiences that affect the questions we are interested in, the ways in which we choose to approach finding out the answers to those questions, and the patterns we see in the data we gather as a result. Embodied Inquiry foregrounds these questions of positionality and reflexivity in research. It considers how a project or study may be designed to take these into account and why multimodal and creative approaches to research may be used to capture embodied experiences. The book offers insights into how to analyse the types of data emerging from embodied inquiries, and the ethical considerations that are important to consider.

Accounting for the interdisciplinary nature of the field, this book has been written to be a concise primer into Embodied Inquiry for research students, scholars and practitioners alike.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Edward Skeates
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2021 15:10 UTC
Last Modified: 15 Jun 2021 15:10 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/88693 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Leigh, Jennifer S: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3672-1462
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