Using creative methods to research across difference: An introduction to the special issue

Rachel Brooks, Anu Lainio, Predrag Lazetic

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This special issue explores some of the methodological challenges that are brought into play when scholars deploy creative methods to research across difference. This introductory article defines what we mean by ‘creative methods’ and discusses some of the strengths and weaknesses of using this approach within social science research. It then outlines how creative methods can be used to research across difference, specifically, and introduces the seven articles that make up the special issue.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-6
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of Social Research Methodology
Issue number1
Early online date10 Oct 2019
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jan 2020


  • Creative methods
  • difference
  • visual methods

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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