Research Methods: Research Methods for Arts and Humanities

  • Artistic Approaches to Cultural Mapping: Activating Imaginaries and Means of Knowing book cover

    Artistic Approaches to Cultural Mapping

    Activating Imaginaries and Means of Knowing

    Edited by Nancy Duxbury, Will Garrett-Petts, Alys Longley

    This book explores the ways in which cultural mapping techniques can be applied to a range of artistic forms and practices across different social, cultural, political and spatial contexts. It analyses the potential of cultural mapping as a mode of practice-led research, providing theoretically…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge

  • The Elements of Inquiry: Research and Methods for a Quality Dissertation book cover

    The Elements of Inquiry

    Research and Methods for a Quality Dissertation, 2nd Edition

    By Peter J. Burke, Sara Jimenez Soffa

    The Elements of Inquiry covers the basic guidelines for graduate students doing an investigation or inquiry project. It distils the basic rubrics necessary for teaching research methods and completing research project, and gives the student researcher a list of basic steps to follow to complete any…

    Paperback – 2018-05-02 
    Routledge

  • Empirical Approaches to Comics Research: Digital, Multimodal, and Cognitive Methods book cover

    Empirical Approaches to Comics Research

    Digital, Multimodal, and Cognitive Methods

    Edited by Alexander Dunst, Jochen Laubrock, Janina Wildfeuer

    This edited volume brings together work in the field of empirical comics research. Drawing on computer and cognitive science, psychology and art history, linguistics and literary studies, each chapter presents innovative methods and establishes the practical and theoretical motivations for the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • Performance Autoethnography: Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Culture book cover

    Performance Autoethnography

    Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Norman K. Denzin

    This book is a manifesto. It is about rethinking performance autoethnography, about the formation of a critical performative cultural politics, about what happens when everything is already performative, when the dividing line between performativity and performance disappears. This is a book about…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27 
    Routledge

  • Madness as Methodology: Bringing Concepts to Life in Contemporary Theorising and Inquiry book cover

    Madness as Methodology

    Bringing Concepts to Life in Contemporary Theorising and Inquiry

    By Ken Gale

    Madness as Methodology begins with the following quotation from Deleuze and Guattari, ‘Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be breakthrough …’ This quotation firmly expresses thi book’s intention to provide readers with radical and innovative approaches to methodology and research in the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-02 
    Routledge

  • Performance as Research: Knowledge, methods, impact book cover

    Performance as Research

    Knowledge, methods, impact

    Edited by Annette Arlander, Bruce Barton, Melanie Dreyer-Lude, Ben Spatz

    Performance as Research (PaR) is characterised by an extraordinary elasticity and interdisciplinary drive. Performance as Research: Knowledge, Methods, Impact celebrates this energy, bringing together chapters from a wide range of disciplines and eight different countries. This volume focuses…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge

  • Scientific Method: How Science Works, Fails to Work, and Pretends to Work book cover

    Scientific Method

    How Science Works, Fails to Work, and Pretends to Work

    By John Staddon

    This book shows how science works, fails to work, or pretends to work, by looking at examples from such diverse fields as physics, biomedicine, psychology, and economics. Social science affects our lives every day through the predictions of experts and the rules and regulations they devise.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • Research-Creation in Music and the Arts: Towards a Collaborative Interdiscipline book cover

    Research-Creation in Music and the Arts

    Towards a Collaborative Interdiscipline

    By Sophie Stévance, Serge Lacasse

    Since the 1970s, the landscape of higher education and research has been considerably altered by the integration of the arts within the university environment. Even though a form of research is inherent to artistic creation, the creative process is not comparable to the established procedures…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • Writing with Clarity and Style: A Guide to Rhetorical Devices for Contemporary Writers book cover

    Writing with Clarity and Style

    A Guide to Rhetorical Devices for Contemporary Writers, 2nd Edition

    By Robert A. Harris

    Writing with Clarity and Style, 2nd Edition, will help you to improve your writing dramatically. The book shows you how to use dozens of classical rhetorical devices to bring power, clarity, and effectiveness to your writing. You will also learn about writing styles, authorial personas, and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06
    Routledge

  • YoungGiftedandFat: An Autoethnography of Size, Sexuality, and Privilege book cover

    YoungGiftedandFat

    An Autoethnography of Size, Sexuality, and Privilege

    By Sharrell D. Luckett

    YoungGiftedandFat is a critical autoethnography of "performing thin"– on the stage and in life. Sharrell D. Luckett’s story of weight loss and gain and playing the (beautiful, desirable, thin) leading lady showcases an innovative and interdisciplinary approach to issues of weight and self-esteem,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • History in the World book cover

    History in the World

    Edited by Kalle Pihlainen

    Questions about the relationship between historical research and contemporary social and practical problems have posed a challenge to generations of historians, as well as to philosophers and theorists of history. In recent years, views regarding the isolation of academic history from real-world…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge

  • Funding Your Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences: A Practical Guide to Grant and Fellowship Proposals book cover

    Funding Your Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences

    A Practical Guide to Grant and Fellowship Proposals

    By Barbara L. E. Walker, Holly E. Unruh

    Grants and fellowships are increasingly essential to an academic career, and competition over federal and foundation funding is fiercer than ever. Yet there has hitherto been little training available for this genre of writing. Funding Your Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences demystifies…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

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