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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.

What are Some Fundamental Ideas from Arts Based Research?
What are some fundamental ideas from arts based research?

Throughout this book, we have identified important concepts and ideas that underlie arts based research. We are aware of the fact that some of the writing has an abstract quality to it that some readers might find difficult to access. We are, therefore, in this chapter, identifying 10 basic concepts from arts based research and providing a relatively brief—but, we hope, illuminating—discussion of their meaning and significance. We do not want to reduce everything we have written to paragraph length statements, but we are interested in making a distillation of the basic ideas upon which arts based research is built. It is our hope that this distillation will ...

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