Review: Sarah Pink (2001). Doing Ethnography: Images, Media and Representation in Research


  • Laurie Mullen Ball State University



visual ethnography, ethnographic research, visual methods, qualitative research


In Doing Ethnography: Images, Media and Representation in Research, Sarah PINK outlines the possibilities and practicalities of visual methods in ethnographic research. PINK draws on research and paradigms from anthropology, sociology, cultural studies, photographic studies and media studies to describe visual methods in the qualitative paradigm. In addition, the book problematizes issues such as representation, interpretation, and knowledge in the social sciences. URN: urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs020197


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Author Biography

Laurie Mullen, Ball State University

Laurie MULLEN is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Studies at Ball State University. Her research interests include curriculum, teacher education, and educational technologies for teaching and learning. MULLEN is also a Co-Principal Investigator on a Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers for Technology Federal Grant at her institution. Some of the many initiatives included in this grant is the development of digital video case studies of teaching and learning with computer technologies and the representation of teaching competencies in digital forms.




How to Cite

Mullen, L. (2002). Review: Sarah Pink (2001). Doing Ethnography: Images, Media and Representation in Research. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 3(1).