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Body-Ekstasis: Socio-Semiotic Reflections on Surpassing the Dualism of Body-Image
The body and experiences of embodiment have generated a rich and diverse sociological literature. This volume articulates and illustrates one major approach to the sociology of the body: symbolic interactionism, an ...
Constellations of (in-)convenience: disentangling the assemblages of Canada's west coast island mobilities
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2011)
Drawing from fieldwork conducted to examine the roles played by ferry mobilities in the lives of residents of ferry-dependent islands and coastal communities of British Columbia, Canada, this paper focuses on three elements ...
Wild walking: A twofold critique of the walk-along method
Over the last decade the mobile research method known as the “go-along” (in its various manifestations such as the “ride-along” and the “walk-along”) has become increasingly popular. The popularity of the go-along makes ...
How to climb Mount Fuji (at your earliest convenience): A non-representational approach
I am no climber. Though I deeply respect and sometimes even admire the brave souls that put their lives on the line for the sake of mountaineering glory and obsessive goal-achievement, I have always enjoyed my mountains ...
Storm watching: Making sense of Clayoquot Sound winter mobilities
From Goa to Bali, from Tuscany to rural and coastal Spain, and from Puerto Vallarta to Palm Springs, one key characteristic of lifestyle migration destinations is clear: warm, sunny climates (e.g. see Gustafson 2009; Korpela ...
Dramaturgy and post-structuralism
The relationship between dramaturgy and post-structuralism—the subject of this chapter—is an uneasy one. Now, Goffman’s work to be sure has vastly appealed to both postmodernists and post-structuralists for various ...
Video methods beyond representation: Experimenting with multimodal, sensuous, affective intensities in the 21st century
I received Charlotte Bates’s kind request to write the conclusion to this fine and timely collection of essays as Jonathan Taggart and I were en route back home after a week spent filming and doing fieldwork on the East ...
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Phillip Vannini biography