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Animating sociology

Bates, Charlotte ORCID:, Moles, Kate ORCID: and Kroese, Lily Mae 2023. Animating sociology. Sociological Review 71 (5) , pp. 976-991. 10.1177/00380261231156688

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This article outlines the collaborative process of making a watercolour animation drawn from research with women who swim wild in rivers, lakes and seas. Discussing graphic storytelling in sociology, anthropology and related disciplines, we share our experiences of creative collaboration, describing in detail the practical process of making a research-led animation to share with the wider swimming community and situating the project within a larger discussion of graphic and public ethnography, live methods and the possibilities of representation. The article contributes to the ways we can make methods lively and shows how we can both literally and metaphorically animate sociology.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISSN: 0038-0261
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 26 January 2023
Date of Acceptance: 26 January 2023
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2023 05:07

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