9th Conference European Sociological Association

RN20 Qualitative Methods

2009-09-03 13:30:00 2009-09-03 15:00:00 Thursday, 3 September 13:30 - 15:00 Visual Methods and Video Building II, C2.01

Video elicited interview and visual methods in the research of yoga practice. Researching the body and gesture

The paper will deal with description of the different methods in the research of yoga practice and lived experience of yogi. The practice of yoga could be described from the different points of view by using different ?slice of data?. The problem of researching a meaning of body gesture and presenting the lived experience by using gesture will be discussed in the paper. The triangulation of methods are shown as an indispensable in the researching not verbally transmitted meanings and definitions of situation. There will be presented the arguments for using the visual methods and for connecting them with other methods based on oral communication.