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Guide to imagework : imagination-based research methods / Iain R. Edgar.

Author/Creator:
Edgar, Iain R., author.
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (174 p.)
Series:
ASA research methods in social anthropology (Routledge (Firm))
ASA research methods in social anthropology
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Subjects:
Imagery (Psychology) -- Methodology.
Dream interpretation.
Gestalt psychology.
Drama -- Therapeutic use.
Social psychology -- Research.
Ethnopsychology -- Research.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A Guide to Imagework is a pioneering guide to a new trend in ethnographic research: the use of imaginative, experiential methods such as dreamwork, artwork, Gestalt theory and psychodrama. Originating in group counselling and psychiatric therapy, imagework techniques explore subjects' imaginative resources to reveal unconscious knowledge about identity, belief and society. They are ideal for accessing rich qualitative data about how individuals and cultures function. Iain Edgar, a leading specialist on ethnographic method, has condensed top-level research theory on imagework into this
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Defining the imagework method; 'Imaginary fields' and the qualitative research domain; Dreaming as ethnographic research; Methodological issues in dreamwork and imagework groups: a case-study approach; Amplifying the data through groupwork methods or making 'sense' out of 'nonsense'; Charting ethnographic dreaming; Ethical and practice issues; Conclusion; Notes; References; Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [145]-154) and index.
ISBN:
1-134-56416-3
0-203-59855-5
1-134-56417-1
1-280-07765-4
0-203-49013-4
OCLC:
57173056
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203490136 doi