Arts Based Research is ideal for students, researchers, and practitioners. This unique book provides a framework for broadening the domain of qualitative inquiry in the social sciences by incorporating the arts as a means of better understanding and rethinking important social issues. In the book's 10 thought-provoking chapters, authors Tom Barone and Elliot W. Eisner--pioneers in the field--address key aspects of arts based research, including its purpose and fundamental ideas, controversies that surround the field and the politics and ethics involved, and key criteria for evaluation.
- Chapter 1: What is and What is Not Arts Based Research?
- Chapter 2: Why Do Arts Based Research?
- Chapter 3: Yes, but is it Research?
- Chapter 4: Who Can Do Arts Based Research?
- Chapter 5: Who Can Be the Audience for Arts Based Research?
- Chapter 6: Can Arts Based Research Be Fictive?
- Chapter 7: How Might Arts Based Research Be Both Political and Ethical?
- Chapter 8: What are Some Criteria for Assessing Arts Based Research?
- Chapter 9: Is There a Place for Theory in Arts Based Research?
- Chapter 10: What are Some Fundamental Ideas from Arts Based Research?