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The Craft of Knowledge

Experiences of Living with Data

Editors: Smart, C., Hockey, J., James, A. (Eds.)

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About this book

This book is a contribution to contemporary debates on social research with a unique focus on the relationship between methods and the crafting of knowledge. Nine experienced researchers from different disciplines have come together to explore what really matters to them in the process of doing qualitative research.

About the authors

Simone Abram, Reader at Leeds Metropolitan University and the University of Durham, UK Les Back, Professor of Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London, UK Jennifer Mason, Professor of Sociology at the University of Manchester, UK Nigel Rapport, Professor of Anthropological and Philosophical Studies at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, UK Carolyn Steedman, Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Warwick, UK Rachel Thomson, Professor at the University of Sussex, UK Kath Woodward, Professor Sociology at the Open University, UK

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Hockey, Jenny (et al.)

    Pages 1-18

  • ‘Bias Binding’: Re-Calling Creativity in Qualitative Research

    Abram, Simone

    Pages 21-38

  • Possession: Research Practice in the Shadow of the Archive

    Thomson, Rachel

    Pages 39-55

  • Writing as a Movement of Imagination, Reading as Companionship in Thought

    Back, Les

    Pages 56-73

  • Jigsaws with Missing Pieces: Research Imagination(s) and Children’s Lives

    James, Allison

    Pages 77-92

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Craft of Knowledge
Book Subtitle
Experiences of Living with Data
Editors
  • C. Smart
  • J. Hockey
  • A. James
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-28734-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137287342
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-28733-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-44966-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 192
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