Interpretative Visual Analysis. Developments, State of the Art and Pending Problems

  • Bernt Schnettler
  • Jürgen Raab Universität Luzern
Keywords: visual sociology, history of interpretative research, video, sociological hermeneutics, genre analysis

Abstract

he article offers a brief resume of recent developments in the field of interpretative visual analysis with emphasis on the German speaking area and the sociological discipline. It lays a special focus on hermeneutical and genre analysis and on research with audiovisual data. Far from constituting an already closed field, the authors stress the fact that methodological advances in qualitative research based in visual data still face a number of pending quests. This encompasses sequentiality, complexity and naturalness of videographic data, and extends to the respective methodological challenges for transcription, analysis and presentation of results. URN: urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs0803314

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Author Biographies

Bernt Schnettler
Bernt SCHNETTLER is Assistant Professor at the Technische Universität Berlin.
Jürgen Raab, Universität Luzern
Jürgen RAAB is Professor at the Universität Luzern, Switzerland and the University of Konstanz, Germany.
Published
2008-09-28
How to Cite
Schnettler, B., & Raab, J. (2008). Interpretative Visual Analysis. Developments, State of the Art and Pending Problems. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 9(3). https://doi.org/10.17169/fqs-9.3.1149
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