Of methods and mindset, or toward a theory of impact

Of methods and mindset, or toward a theory of impact

I’m working on building my vocabulary for why and how it matters that we reflect on our mindset, our methods, and most importantly, our reason for doing social research in the first place. This exercise/essay is part of a larger set of writing projects.

What is Remix? A research method oriented sketch

Remix is a term that came into usage in the late 20th century to refer to the practice and product of taking samples form audio tracks and putting them together in new and creative ways.

Qualitative Analysis as Sensory Performance

Qualitative Analysis as Sensory Performance Annette Markham Share I am reading about synaesthesia, the blending or blurring of senses that happens when one becomes particularly attenuated to a way of knowing that eludes a single sense.  I’ve been thinking about...

Deconstructing the term “Fieldwork”

Particularly in digital contexts, the activities of fieldwork must be so radically adjusted, they hardly resemble fieldwork anymore. How much do we have to shave the square peg of ‘participant observation’ to fit it into the round hole of Twitter? And how can I take seriously someone who doesn’t problematize this practice or the outcomes?