Reflexivity: Some techniques for interpretive researchers

Reflexivity: Some techniques for interpretive researchers

Reflexivity. We toss this word around as a key part of qualitative methods. I have been revisiting the term for a course I’m teaching. Here, I refresh my thinking by returning to some writing I published in 2009. This is a remix of some of those ideas.

Bricolage: A keyword in remix studies

Bricolage: A keyword in remix studies

Remix and bricolage are often used synonymously. In this keyword entry for the forthcoming edited collection, Keywords in Remix Studies, I provide a selective history of ‘bricolage’ as used to describe various post-X approaches in the social and humanistic sciences.

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.

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...
Interaction in digital contexts: persistent characteristics

Interaction in digital contexts: persistent characteristics

Interaction in digital contexts: persistent characteristics Annette Markham Share How does digital media influence the enactment of self, the interplay of self and other, and the construction of meaning in context? This is a key question in thinking about the...