Ideal for students, researchers, and practitioners, this unique book provides a framework for broadening the domain of qualitative inquiry in the social sciences by incorporating the arts as a means by which to better understand -- and rethink -- important social issues. In the book's 10 thought-provoking chapters, authors Tom Barone and Elliot W. Eisner -- pioneers in the field --address key aspects of arts based research, including its purpose and fundamental ideas, controversies that surround the field and the politics and ethics involved, and key criteria for evaluation
Three examples of arts based social research ground the central concepts addressed in the text
The authors investigate the role of theory in arts based research
The text explores the ways in which arts based research prompts the re-imagining of dimensions of the social world
Additional readings direct readers to other resources, including a wide range of examples of arts based social research. --Book Jacket
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-178) and index
What Is and What is Not Arts Based Research? -- Why Do Arts Based Research? -- Yes, But Is it Research? -- Who Can Do Arts Based Research? -- Who Can Be the Audience for Arts-Based Research? -- Can Arts Based Research Be Fictive? -- How Might Arts Based Research Be Both Political and Ethical? -- What Are Some Criteria for Assessing Arts Based Research? -- Is there a Place for Theory in Arts Based Research? -- What Are Some Fundamental Ideas from Arts-Based Research?
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