Gergen, M. and Jones, K., 2008. Editorial: A conversation about performative social science. Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 9 (2), pp. 1-12.
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Conversing by e-mail and mediated by an imaginary cyber-moderator, two of the co-editors of this Special Issue on Performative Social Science (PSS) Mary GERGEN and Kip JONES, themselves pioneers of PSS, engage in conversation around such topics as creativity, skill and craft, outputs and outcomes, aesthetics, audience, evaluation, interpretation, scholarship, ambiguity, talking and doing, and inter-disciplinary collaborations. While GERGEN concludes that action is meaningful and rich in symbolic significance, JONES, like Norma DESMOND, speculates that PSS "is big; it's the pictures that got smaller".
|Subjects:||Social Sciences > Sociology|
|Group:||School of Health and Social Care|
|Deposited By:||Dr Kip Jones|
|Deposited On:||03 Jun 2008 13:29|
|Last Modified:||07 Mar 2013 14:49|
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