Doing Research In and On the Digital : Research Methods across Fields of Inquiry, Hardback Book

Doing Research In and On the Digital : Research Methods across Fields of Inquiry Hardback

Edited by Cristina (University of Strathclyde, UK) Costa, Jenna (University of Western Sydney, Australia) Condie

Part of the Routledge Advances in Research Methods series

Description

As a social space, the web provides researchers both with a tool and an environment to explore the intricacies of everyday life.

As a site of mediated interactions and interrelationships, the `digital' has evolved from being a space of information to a space of creation, thus providing new opportunities regarding how, where and, why to conduct social research. Doing Research In and On the Digital aims to deliver on two fronts; first, by detailing how researchers are devising and applying innovative research methods for and within the digital sphere and secondly; by discussing the ethical challenges and issues implied and encountered in such approaches.

In two core sections, this collection explores:Content collection: methods for harvesting digital data Engaging research informants: digital participatory methods and data stories With contributions from a diverse range of fields such as anthropology, sociology, education, healthcare and psychology, this volume will particularly appeal to post-graduate students and early career researchers who are navigating through new terrain in their digital-mediated research endeavours.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 248 pages, 11 Line drawings, black and white; 6 Halftones, black and white; 2 Tables, black and whit
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Research methods: general
  • ISBN: 9781138673915

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