Book Review

Mundane Methods edited by Helen Holmes & Sarah Marie Hall

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Citation

Judge K (2020) Mundane Methods edited by Helen Holmes & Sarah Marie Hall. Review of: Mundane Methods edited by Helen Holmes & Sarah Marie Hall, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2020, 312pp. ISBN: 978-1-5261-3971-9. Sociological Review. https://doi.org/10.51428/tsr.bpnd3749

Abstract
First paragraph: Researchers with the courage to evolve and innovate traditional data collection methods are arguably best equipped to capture the embodied and sensorial aspects of contemporary life. This edited collection is transformative as a robust methodological toolkit for researchers seeking to clarify and demystify the ‘everyday’. Each account demonstrates the limitations of traditional research methods and introduces alternative approaches for detailing the fleeting moments and immediacies that make up contemporary life. Where possible, opportunities are seized by researchers to embrace technological advancements and developments in order to better document elusive feelings and meanings as they are constructed and to access ephemeral zones. Meaning making and access are central to the overarching themes of Mundane Methods and are explored through three sections: materials and memories; senses and emotions; and, mobilities and motion.

Journal
Sociological Review

StatusPublished
Publication date31/12/2020
Publication date online05/11/2020
Date accepted by journal05/11/2020
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/33214
PublisherSociological Review Foundation
ISSN0038-0261
eISSN1467-954X
Item discussedMundane Methods edited by Helen Holmes & Sarah Marie Hall, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2020, 312pp. ISBN: 978-1-5261-3971-9

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Mr Kevin Judge
Mr Kevin Judge

PhD Researcher, Sociology, Social Policy & Criminology