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Method Meets Art, First Edition: Arts-Based Research Practice
This book presents the first comprehensive introduction to arts-based research (ABR) practices, which scholars in multiple disciplines are fruitfully using to reveal information and represent experiences that traditional methods cannot capture. Each of the six major ABR genres--narrative inquiry, poetry, music, performance, dance, and visual art--is covered in chapters tha ...more
Paperback, 286 pages
Published July 30th 2008 by The Guilford Press
(first published January 1st 2008)
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Leavy covers the underrepresented topic of the slowly growing field of art based methods for research in qualitative approaches. She explains that potentials of this type of methodology/tool allows for expanded and multiple findings, the representation of and access to marginalized groups, and the ability to research conceptual issues (such as death, memory, etc) that more traditional qualitative methods wouldn't reach. Each chapter focuses on the ideas and example applications of specific mediu ...more
This introduction to arts-based qualitative research discusses the theoretical foundations of the practice and how it can be applied to inquiry in areas like poetry, visual arts, music and performance. The information Leavy provides and questions she offers give interested students and researchers significant food for thought.