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Working papers

Our working papers range from full academic papers to shorter guidance and briefing notes.

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Working paper 18

Conjuring up Traditions: atmospheres, eras and family Christmases
Mason, J (Morgan Centre, University of Manchester) and Muir, S (CRESC, University of Manchester) November 2011

This working paper is no longer available as a version has been published:

Mason, J and Muir, S (2013) 'Conjuring up Traditions: atmospheres, eras and family Christmases'(link opens Journal web page in new window) The Sociological Review 61 (1) DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-954X.2012.02138.x

Working paper 17

Knowing the in/tangible
Mason, J (Morgan Centre, University of Manchester) November 2011

No longer available online.

Working paper 16

Mind maps, presentational knowledge and the dissemination of qualitative research
Reason, M (York St John University), November 2010

Working paper 15

Bringing things back to life: Creative entanglements in a world of materials
Ingold, T (University of Aberdeen), July 2010

Working paper 14

Sounding Out: Using music elicitation in qualitative research
Allett, N (Morgan Centre, University of Manchester), March 2010

Working paper 13

Disciplined Writing: On the problem of writing sociologically
Smart, C (Morgan Centre, University of Manchester), January 2010

Working paper 12

Beyond the standard interview: The use of graphic elicitation and arts-based methods
Bagnoli, A (University of Cambridge), March 2009

Now published in a special issue of Qualitative Research: Qualitative Research and Methodological Innovation (2009) Vol 9, No. 5. View article online.

Working paper 11

Coming to our senses? A critical approach to sensory methodology
Mason, J and Davies, K (Morgan Centre, University of Manchester), March 2009

Now published in a special issue of Qualitative Research: Qualitative Research and Methodological Innovation (2009) Vol 9, No. 5. View article online.

Working paper 10

Visual Research Ethics at the Crossroads
Prosser, J (University of Leeds), Clark, A (University of Salford) and Wiles, R (University of Southampton), November 2008

Working paper 9

The Darker Side of Visual Research
Prosser, J (University of Leeds), October 2008

Working paper 8

Assessing Satisfaction: Insights from a multi-method study *
Green, J (University of York) with Statham, H, and Solomou, W (Centre for Family Research, University of Cambridge), April 2008

Working paper 7

Understanding Community: A review of networks, ties and contacts *
Clark, A (University of Leeds), May 2007

Working paper 6

Diversity and Subjectivity within Qualitative Psychology *
Gough, B and Madill, A (University of Leeds), January 2007

Sorry, this paper is not available for download.

Working paper 5

Anonymising research data *
Clark, A (University of Leeds), December 2006

Working paper 4

Six strategies for mixing methods and linking data in social science research *
Mason, J (Morgan Centre, University of Manchester), July 2006

Working paper 3

Researching with visual images: Some guidance notes and a glossary for beginners *
Prosser, J (University of Leeds), July 2006

Working paper 2

Combining data, enhancing explanation *
Irwin, S (University of Leeds), July 2006

Themes from this paper have been developed in a book chapter: Irwin, S (2008) 'Data analysis and interpretation: emergent issues in linking qualitative and quantitative evidence', in Hesse-Biber, S N and Leavy, P (eds) Handbook of Emergent Methods, New York: Guilford. (ISBN: 978-1-59385-147-7).

Working paper 1

Lone motherhoods in context *
May, V (Morgan Centre, University of Manchester), July 2006

* This is a Real Life Methods working paper.