Using video to trace the embodied and material in a study of health practice

Nick Hopwood
  • Qualitative Research Journal, July 2014, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/qrj-01-2013-0003

Videos and line drawings in qualitative research

What is it about?

This paper is about how I thought video would be a useful tool to capture the way in which practices are embodied, and also the importance of material objects in everyday health work. However I found that the video seduced viewers into thinking they'd seen everything, so I argue that pared down line drawings might be a useful alternative that help to generate valuable questions.

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