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Researching Beneath the Surface

Psycho-Social Research Methods in Practice, 1st Edition

Edited by Simon Clarke, Paul Hoggett


288 pages

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This book offers an overview of the rapidly expanding field of Psycho-Social research. Drawing on aspects of discourse psychology, continental philosophy and anthropological and neuro-scientific understandings of the emotions, psycho-social studies has emerged as an embryonic new paradigm in the human sciences. Psycho-social studies uses psychoanal

Table of Contents

Researching beneath the surface: a psycho-social approach to research practice and method -- Ways of Knowing -- Experiencing knowledge: the vicissitudes of a research journey -- How to live and learn: learning, duration, and the virtual -- When words are not enough -- The Dynamics of the Research Encounter -- Charting the clear waters and the murky depths -- Fear—and psycho-social interviewing -- The use of self as a research tool -- Methods of Inquiry and Analysis -- Seeing ↔ believing, dreaming ↔ thinking: some methodological mapping of view points -- Autobiography as a psycho-social research method -- Managing self in role: using multiple methodologies to explore self construction and self governance -- Analysing discourse psycho-socially

About the Editors

Clarke, Simon

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health