Qualitative research involves the logics of both inductive and deductive thinking. These are not binary opposite concepts, but rather moments, cycles of thinking and sensemaking.
Being physically near others feels sociable. But one of the hallmarks of the internet age is that we recognized you don’t need physical presence to be socially present with others.
Ah, the 1980s. When we were being trained to remove “data” from our lexicon in interpretive sociology. I’m wondering if this would be a good article..
In this course, professors Markham and Ellingson revive the autoethnographic focus on the researcher’s role in the process of making data.
Netflix is not simply a mediator of the experience on its platform, but a mediator of the experience of the self. Read our forthcoming article on Netflix, imagined affordances, and the illusion of control
In this workshop, we’ll discuss some creative nonlinear (crystalline) ways scholars have (and can) get out of the linear writing habit. Join us Feb 14, 2019
Markham, A., & Tiidenberg, K. (forthcoming). Metaphors of Internet: Ways of Being in the Age of Ubiquity. UK: Peter Lang.
Markham, A. & Baym, N. (2009). Internet Inquiry: Conversations about method. Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage.
Markham, A. (1998). Life Online: Researching real experiences in virtual space. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press.
SELECTED ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS
Markham, A. (in press). The limits of the imaginary: Challenges of intervening in future speculations of memory, data, and algorithmic archiving. New Media & Society, draft available here.
Markham, A., & Pereira, G. (2019). Analyzing public interventions through the lens of experimentalism: The case of the Museum of Random Memory. Digital Creativity, 30(4), 235-256. DOI: 10.1080/14626268.2019.1688838
Markham, A., & Pereira, G. (2019). Experimenting with algorithmic memory-making: Lived experience and future-oriented ethics in critical data science. Frontiers in Big Data (Proceedings of the 13th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media). https://doi.org/10.3389/fdata.2019.00035
Markham, A. N. (2019). Taking Data Literacy to the Streets: Critical Pedagogy in the Public Sphere. Qualitative Inquiry. Online first at: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1077800419859024. full pdf available on request.
Markham, A. N., Stavrova, S., & Schlüter, M. (2020). Netflix, imagined affordances, and the illusion of control. In Buck, A. (Ed.). Netflix at the Nexus: Content, Practice, and Production in the Age of Streaming Television. Routledge. Draft copy available here
Markham, A. N. (2018). Afterword: Ethics as Impact—Moving from error-avoidance and concept- driven models to a future-oriented approach. Social Media + Society, 4(3), 1-12. Available from: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2056305118784504
Markham, A., Tiidenberg, K., & Herman, A. (2018). Ethics as method. Social Media + Society, 4(3). Available from: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2056305118784502
Markham, A. N. (2018). Critical pedagogy as a response to datafication. Qualitative Inquiry, Online First edition at https://doi.org/10.1177/1077800418809470
Markham, A. N. (2018). Bricolage. In Gallagher, O., Navas, E., & Burroughs, x. (Eds.). Keywords in Remix Studies (43-55). London: Routledge. Early personal draft available as a blog entry: https://annettemarkham.com/2017/01/bricolage-a-keyword-in-remix-studies/
Markham, A. N. (2017). Troubling the concept of data in digital qualitative research. In Flick, U. (Ed.). Handbook of Qualitative Data Collection (511-523). London: Sage. Personal reprint copy available here
Markham, A., & Gammelby, A. K. (2017). Moving through digital flows: An epistemological and practical approach. In Flick, U. (Ed.). Handbook of Qualitative Data Collection (451-465). London: Sage. Personal reprint copy available here
Rehder, M., Pereira, G., & Markham, A. (2017). “Clip, move, adjust”: Video editing as reflexive rhythmanalysis in networked publics. Selected Papers of #AoIR2017: Proceedings of the 18th international conference of the Association of Internet Researchers. Available as March 15, 2017 blogpost version
Tiidenberg, K., Markham, A.N., Pereira, G., Rehder, M., Sommer, J., Dremljuga, R., & Dougherty, M. (2017). “I’m an addict” and other sensemaking devices: A discourse analysis of self-reflections of lived experience on social media. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Social Media & Society. Article No. 21. Available: http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=3097286.3097307
Markham, A. N., & Buchanan, E. (2017). Research ethics in context: Decision-making in digital research. In Schäfer, M. T., & van Es., K. (Eds). The Datafied Society: Studying Culture through Data (201-209). Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam Press.
Markham, A. N. (2017). Remix as a literacy for future anthropology practice. In Salazar, J., Pink, S., & Irving, A. (Eds.). Anthropologies and Futures: Researching emerging and uncertain worlds (pp 225-241). Bloomsbury Press. Final draft version available in PDF from Academia.edu.
Markham, A. N. (2017). Ethnography in the digital era: From fields to flow, descriptions to interventions. In Denzin, N., & Lincoln, Y. (Eds.). The Sage Handbook of Qualitative Research, 5th Edition (650-668). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Final Draft version available for download on academia.edu
Markham, A. N. (2016). Remix(ando) métodos qualitativos para os contextos das mídias digitais e sociais. In Campanello, B., & Barros, C. (Eds.) Etnografia e consumo midiático: Novas tendências e desafios metodológicos (chapter 5). Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Editoria e-papers.
Markham, A. N., & Stavrova, S. (2016). Internet/Digital Research. In Silverman, D. (Ed). Qualitative Research, 4E (pp. 229-244). London: Sage. Pre-publication version available here.
Markham, A. N. (2016). From Using to Sharing: A story of shifting fault lines in privacy and data protection narratives. In Vanacker, B., & Heider, D. (Eds.). Digital Ethics. London: Peter Lang. Preprint personal copy available in PDF
Markham, A. N. (2015). Produsing ethics [for the digital near future]. In Lind, R. (Ed.). Produsing Theory in a Digital World 2.0: The Intersection of Audiences and Production in Contemporary Theory, Volume 2 (247-256). New York: Peter Lang. Personal final draft in PDF here
Markham, A. N., & Buchanan, E. (2015). Ethical considerations in digital research contexts. In Wright, J. (Ed.). Encyclopedia for Social & Behavioral Sciences (pp. 606-613). Elsiver Press. Final Draft available in PDF here
Markham, A. N., & Olesen, F. (2015). At anvende kvalitativ metode i uregerlige digitale rum. In Pallesgaard Munk, K., Ege Møller, J., & Bengtsen, S. (Eds.). Metodefetichisme. Kvalitativ metode på afveje? - Ophav, kritik, nye perspektiver. Aarhus, Denmark: Aarhus University Press.
Markham, A. N. & Lindgren, S. (2014). From object to flow: Network sensibilities, symbolic interactionism, and social media. In Johns, M. D., Chen, S., & Terlip, L. (Eds.). Symbolic Interaction and New Media (Studies in Symbolic Interactionism, 43), 7-41. Initially publishedin 2012 via SSRN. Personal reprint version available here
Markham, A. (2013). Fieldwork in social media: What would Malinowski do? Journal of Qualitative Communication Research, 2(4) 434-446. DOI: 10.1525/qcr.2013.2.4.434. Reprint version available in PDF here
Markham, A. (2013). Undermining ‘data’: A critical examination of a core term in scientific inquiry. First Monday, 18(10). Available at: doi:10.5210/fm.v18i10.4868.
Markham, A. N. (2013). Remix culture, remix methods: Reframing qualitative inquiry for social media contexts. In Denzin, N., & Giardina, M. (Eds.). Global Dimensions of Qualitative Inquiry inquiry (pp. 63-81). Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press. Personal reprint version available here:
Markham, A., & Buchanan, E. (2012). Ethical decision-making and Internet research: Recommendations from the AOIR ethics working committee (version 2.0). Available at http://www.aoir.org/reports/ethics2.pdf.
Markham, A. N. (2012). Moving into the flow: Using a network perspective to explore complexity in Internet contexts. In S. Lomborg (Ed.). Network Analysis: Methodological Challenges (pp. 47-58). Aarhus, Denmark: University of Aarhus Center for Internet Research Monograph Series. Available here
Markham, A. N. (2012). Fabrication as ethical practice: Qualitative inquiry in ambiguous internet contexts. Information, Communication and Society. Pre-publication draft available here:
Markham, A. N. (2009). How can qualitative researchers produce work that is meaningful across time, space, and culture? In Markham, A. N., & Baym, N. K. (Eds.). Internet inquiry: Conversations about method (pp. 131-155). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Markham, A. N. (2009). Response: What constitutes quality in qualitative research? In Markham, A. N., & Baym, N. K. (Eds.). Internet inquiry: Conversations about method (pp. 190-197). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Baym, N. K., & Markham, A. N. (2009). Introduction: Making smart choices on shifting ground. In Markham, A. N., & Baym, N. K. (Eds.). Internet inquiry: Conversations about method (pp. vii-xix). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Markham , A. (2005). The politics, ethics, and methods of representation in online ethnography. In Denzin, N. & Lincoln, Y. (Eds.). Handbook of Qualitative Research, 3rd Edition (pp. 793-820). Thousand Oaks CA: Sage.
Markham, A. (2004). Representation in online ethnographies: A matter of context sensitivity. In Chen, S. L. S., G. J. Hall and M. D. Johns (Eds.). Online Social Research: Methods, Issues, and Ethics (pp. 131-145). New York: Peter Lang Publishers.
Markham, A. (2003). Critical junctures and ethical choices in Internet ethnography. In Thorseth, M. (Ed.) Applied Ethics in Internet Research, Trondheim, Norway: NTNU University Press. (Published conference proceedings). PDF here
Salvador, M. & Markham, A. (1995). The rhetoric of self-directive management and the operation of organizational power. Communication Reports, 8 (1), 45-53.