MA GDCP Reading List

A compiled and slightly edited version of the MA GDCP (2021 - 2023) reading list. Originally compiled by Niki Wallace and Danah Abdulla unless otherwise stated.

Unit 2: Design and Practice

Recommended for the whole unit:

  • Designs for the Pluriverse: Radical Interdependence, Autonomy, and the Making of Worlds,
  • Convivial Toolbox, Sanders, L., and Stappers, P. 2012.

Design for transitions

  • Escobar, A. 2015. ‘Transiciones: A Space for Research and Design for Transitions to the Pluriverse’. Design Philosophy Papers, 13(1), pp. 13–23.
  • Irwin, T., Tonkinwise, C. and Kossoff, G. 2015. ‘Transition Design: An Educational Framework for Advancing the Study and Design of Sustainable Transitions’, presented at the 6th International Sustainability Transitions Conference, University of Sussex, Brighton.
  • Willis, A-M. 2015. ‘Transition Design: The Need to Refuse Discipline and Transcend Instrumentalism’, Design Philosophy Papers, 13(1), pp. 69–74.
  • Gaziulusoy, I., and Erdoğan Öztekin, E. 2019. ‘Design for Sustainability Transitions: Origins, Attitudes and Future Directions’, Sustainability, 11(13), 3601.  
  • Akama, Y. 2015. ‘Being Awake to Ma: Designing in Between-ness as a Way of Becoming With’, CoDesign, 11(3–4), pp. 262–274.  
  • White, D. 2020. ‘Just Transitions/Design for Transitions: Preliminary Notes on a Design Politics for a Green New Deal’, Capitalism Nature Socialism, 31(2), pp. 20–39.
  • Ceschin, F., and Gaziulusoy, I. 2016. ‘Evolution of Design for Sustainability: From Product Design to Design for System Innovations and Transitions’, Design Studies, 47, pp. 118–163.  
  • Manzini, E., Walker, S., and Wylant, B. (eds.). 2008. Enabling Solutions for Sustainable Living: A Workshop (Calgary: University of Calgary Press).  
  • Tonkinwise, C., 2015. ‘Design for Transitions—From and to What?’, Design Philosophy Papers, 13(1), pp. 85–92.

Modes for Futures-Focused Design Practice

Compiled by Jorge Camacho

  • Akama, Y. 2017. ‘’With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility’ When We Co-create Futures’, Journal of Marketing Management, 33(3–4), pp. 272–279.  
  • Bateson, G. 1979. Mind and Nature: A Necessary Unity (New York: Bantam Books), 255, (Introduction).  
  • Dator, J. 2017. ‘Manoa’s Four Generic Images of the Futures’, Alternative Futures: Field Notes from Design Develop Transform, presented in Association of Professional Futurists Compass July 2017 for the Design, Develop, Transform Conference in Brussels.  
  • Lockton, D., and Candy, S. 2019. ‘A Vocabulary for Visions in Designing for Transitions’, Cuadernos del Centro de Estudios en Diseño y Comunicación Nº73, 19, pp. 27–49.
  • Schultz, T. 2018. ‘Mapping Indigenous Futures: Decolonising Techno-Colonising Designs’, Strategic Design Research Journal, 11(2), pp. 79–91.  
  • Fry, T. 2011. ‘Time and the Political: Post-Urban Futures, Chronophobia and Unsettlement’, Design Philosophy Papers, 9(2), pp. 93–101.

Reflective Doodling: Thinking While Drawing and Drawing to Think

  • Wallace, N. 2020. ‘Thinking While Drawing and Drawing to Think: Exploring ‘Reflective Doodling’ as a Critical Reflective Practice in Design for Transitions’, in Boess, S., Cheung, M. & Cain, R. (eds.), Synergy - DRS International Conference 2020, 11–14 August, held online.  
  • Kinsella, E. A. 2007. ‘Embodied Reflection and the Epistemology of Reflective Practice’, Journal of Philosophy of Education, 41(3), pp. 395–409.
  • Thompson, N., and Pascal, J. 2012. ‘Developing Critically Reflective Practice’, Reflective Practice: International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives, 13(2), pp. 311–325.

Mapping and Visualisation

  • Abrams, J., and Hall, P. (eds.). 2016. ‘Where/Abouts’, Else/Where: Mapping - New Cartographies of Networks and Territories (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Design Institute), pp. 12–17.  
  • Colomina, B., and Wigley, M. 2016. Are We Human? Notes on an Archaeology of Design (Zürich Lars Müller Publishers), pp. 4–17.
  • Pidcock, R. 2014. New Mega-Map Details All the Ways Climate Change Will Affect Our Everyday Lives, online article, Risk and Adaptation, Carbon Brief, 18 July.
  • Corner, J. 1999. ‘The Agency of Mapping’, in Denis E. Cosgrove (ed.), Mappings (London: Reaktion Books), pp. 213–252.
  • Hays, Danica G., and Singh, Anneliese A. 2012. Qualitative Inquiry in Clinical and Educational Settings (New York: Guilford Press).  
  • Holmes, B. 2006. ‘Counter Cartographies’, in Jan Abrams and Peter Hall (eds.), Else/Where: Mapping - New Cartographies of Networks and Territories (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Design Institute).
  • Noordegraaf, M., Douglas, S., Geuijen K., and Van Der Steen M. 2019. ‘Weaknesses of Wickedness: A Critical Perspective on Wickedness Theory’, Policy & Society, 38(2).  
  • Sloterdijk, P. Bubbles: Spheres Volume 1: Microspherology, translated by Wieland Hoban (Cambridge: Semiotexte/The MIT Press).  
  • Wigley, M. 1997. ‘Planetary Homeboy’, ANY: Architecture New York, 17, pp. 16–23.

Theories of Change: Mapping Using the Multi-Level Perspective

  • Geels, F. W. 2002. ‘Technological Transitions as Evolutionary Reconfiguration Processes: A Multilevel Perspective and a Case-study’, Research Policy, 31(8), pp. 1257–1274.  
  • Geels, F. W., and Schot, J. 2007. ‘Typology of Sociotechnical Transition Pathways’, Research Policy, 36(3), pp. 399–417.  
  • Hargreaves, T., Longhurst, N., and Seyfang, G. 2012. ‘Understanding Sustainability Innovations: Points of Intersection Between the Multi-Level Perspective and Social Practice Theory’, in 3S Working Paper 2012-03, Norwich: Science, Society and Sustainability Research Group.  
  • Seto, K. C., Davis, S.J., Mitchell, R.B., Stokes, E.C., Unruh, G. and Ürge-Vorsatz, D. 2016. ‘Carbon Lock-in: Types, Causes, and Policy Implications’, Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 41, pp. 425–452.  
  • Wallace, N. 2021. ‘Using the Multi-Level Perspective for Problem Articulation, Leverage Point Identification, and Systems Storytelling in Design’, J. Design Research, Vol. x, No. x, xxxx.
  • Krippendorff, K. 2019. ‘The Cybernetics of Design and the Design of Cybernetics’, in Design Cybernetics, ed. by Fischer, T., and Herr, C. M. (Cham: Springer), pp. 119–136.

Visual Design Principles

  • Lupton, E., and Phillips, Jennifer C. 2014. Graphic Design: The New Basics: Revised Second Edition (New York and Baltimore: Princeton Architectural Press). Read pp. 60 on Scale, pp. 68 on Texture, pp. 116 on Framing, pp. 128 on Hierarchy.
  • Dabner, D., Stewart, S., Zempol, E. and Vickress, A. 2017. Graphic Design School: A Foundation Course for Graphic Designers Working in Print, Moving Image and Digital Media (London: Thames & Hudson), 6, pp. 62–87.
  • Lupton, E. 2010. Thinking with Type: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, and Students (New York: Princeton Architectural Press), 2, pp. 132–147.  
  • Pater, R. 2016. The Politics of Design: A (Not So) Global Manual for Visual Communication (Amsterdam: BIS Publishers), pp. 9–61.  
  • Bringhurst, R. 2015. The Elements of Typographic Style (Seattle and Vancouver: Hartley and Marks), 4, pp. 9–43.  
  • Dabner, D., Stewart, S., Zempol, E. and Vickress, A. 2017. Graphic Design School: A Foundation Course for Graphic Designers Working in Print, Moving Image and Digital Media (London: Thames & Hudson), 6, pp. 102–122.  
  • Elam, K. 2004. Grid Systems: Principles of Organizing Type (New York: Princeton Architectural Press). ProQuest Ebook Central.  
  • Kane, J. 2011. A Type Primer (London: Laurence King Publishing), 2.

Measuring and Being: Power and Counterpower in the Context of Design

  • Akama, Y. 2008. Politics Makes Strange Bedfellows: Addressing the ‘Messy’ Power Dynamics in Design Practice, in Durling, D., Rust, C., Chen, L., Ashton, P., and Friedman, K. (eds.), Undisciplined! - DRS Biennal Conference Series 2008, 16–19 July, Sheffield, United Kingdom.  
  • Avelino, F. 2017. ‘Power in Sustainability Transitions: Analysing Power and Dis(Empowerment) in Transformative Change Towards Sustainability’, Environmental Policy and Governance, 27, pp. 505–520.  
  • Gee, T. 2011. Counterpower: Making Change Happen (Oxford: New Internationalist Publications Ltd), chapters 1 and 2.
  • Morozov, E. 2013. To Save Everything, Click Here: Technology, Solutionism, and the Urge to Fix Problems that Don’t Exist (London: Allen Lane), pp. 223–245.  
  • Lupton, D. 2017. ‘Self-tracking, Health and Medicine’, Health Sociology Review, 26(1).

Designing for Change in Everyday Life: Social Practice Theory, Needs and Satisfiers, Transcontextuality

  • Bateson, N. 2019. EP30 Nora Bateson on Complexity & The Transcontextual, online audio recording, The Jim Rutt Show, 9 December 2019.
  • Kuijer, L. 2017. ‘Practices-Oriented Design’, in Design for Behaviour Change: Theories and Practices of Desining for Change, ed. by Niedderer, K., Clune, S., Ludden, G. (London and New York: Taylor & Francis Group), pp. 116–127. ProQuest Ebook Central.
  • Max-Neef, M. 2017. ‘Development and Human Needs’, in Real-Life Economics, ed. by Ekins, P. and Max-Neef, M. (London: Routledge), pp. 197–214.  
  • Sen, A. 1993. ‘Capability and Well-Being', in The Quality of Life, ed. by Nussbaum, M., and Sen, A. (Oxford: Clarendon), pp. 270–293.  
  • Shove, E., Pantzar, M., and Watson, M. 2012. The Dynamics of Social Practice: Everyday Life and How it Changes (New York: Sage Publications Ltd), chapters 1, 2, and 8.
  • Rotmans, J., and Kemp, R. 2008. ‘Detour Ahead: A Response to Shove and Walker About the Perilous Road of Transition Management’, Environment and Planning A, 40(4), pp. 1006–1012.
  • Shove, E., and Walker, G. 2007. ‘CAUTION! Transitions Ahead: Politics, Practice, and Sustainable Transition Management’, Environment and Planning A, 39(4), pp. 763–770.

Leveraging a Wicked Problem

  • Meadows, D. 1999. Leverage Points: Places to Intervene in a System (Hartland: The Sustainability Institute).

Design as a Political Act

Compiled by Samantha Suppiah

  • Crosby, A. 2019. ‘Design Activism in an Indonesian Village’, Design Issues, 35(3), pp. 50–63.  
  • Fry, T. 2010. Design as Politics (London: Bloomsbury Publishing), pp. 9–19. ProQuest Ebook Central.  
  • Fuad-Luke, A. 2013. Design Activism: Beautiful Strangeness for a Sustainable World (London and New York: Taylor & Francis Group), pp. 1–27.  
  • Julier, G. 2013. ‘From Design Culture to Design Activism’, Design and Culture: The Journal of the Design Studies Forum, 5(2), pp. 215-236.  
  • Moten, F. and Harney, S. 2011. ‘Politics Surrounded’, The South Atlantic Quarterly, 110(4), p. 985–988.

Ontological Designing

  • Ansari, A. 2019. ‘Decolonizing Design Through the Perspectives of Cosmological Others: Arguing for an Ontological Turn in Design Research and Practice’, XRDS: Crossroads, The ACM Magazine for Students, 26(2), pp. 16-19.  
  • Escobar, A. 2012. ‘Notes on the Ontology of Design’, in database of Indigenous Cosmopolitics: Dialogues About the Reconstitution of Worlds, presented in John E. Sawyer Seminar on the Comparative Study of Cultures (Davis: University of California), pp. 34–56.  
  • Lopes, A. M. 2017. ‘Ontological Design as an Ecological Practice’, Arena Journal, 47/48, pp. 172-191.  
  • Willis, A. 2006. ‘Ontological Designing’, Design Philosophy Papers, 4(2), pp. 69-92.
  • Tonkinwise, C. 2004. ‘Is Design Finished? Dematerialisation and Changing Things’, Design Philosophy Papers, 2(3), pp. 177–195.

Ideologies and Mindsets

  • Blythe, M., Andersen, K., Clarke, R. and Wright, P. 2016. Anti-Solutionist Strategies: Seriously Silly Design Fiction, in Chi ‘16: Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, May 07-12, San Jose, CA, USA, pp. 4968–4978.  
  • Hedlund-de Witt, A., De Boer, J. and Boersema, J.J. 2014. ‘Exploring Inner and Outer Worlds: A Quantitative Study of Worldviews, Environmental Attitudes, and Sustainable Lifestyles’, Journal of Environmental Psychology, 37, pp. 40–54.  
  • Monbiot, G. 2016. ‘Neoliberalism – The Ideology at the Root of All Our Problems’, The Guardian, 15(4).  
  • Holmes T., Blackmore, E., Hawkins, R., Wakeford, T. 2012. The Common Cause Handbook (Machynlleth: Public Interest Research Centre).  
  • Steen, M. 2013. ‘Virtues in Participatory Design: Cooperation, Curiosity, Creativity, Empowerment and Reflexivity’, Science and Engineering Ethics, 19(3), pp. 945–962.  
  • Todd, D. 2012. ‘You Are What You Buy: Postmodern Consumerism and the Construction of Self’, Hohonu Academic Journal of University of Hawaii, 10, pp. 48–50.

Psychology of Change

Compiled by Dr Fabiola Barba

  • Fam, D., and Lopes, A. M. 2015. ‘Toilet Practices and System Change: Lessons From a Transdisciplinary Research Project’, Journal of Design Research, 13(3), pp. 307–322.  
  • Fogg, B. J. 2009. ‘A Behavior Model for Persuasive Design’, in Persuasive ‘09: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Persuasive Technology, 40, pp. 1–7.  
  • Roundtable, S.C. 2006. I Will if You Will: Towards Sustainable Consumption.  
  • Stern, P.C., Dietz, T., Abel, T., Guagnano, G.A. and Kalof, L. 1999. ‘A Value-Belief-Norm Theory of Support for Social Movements: The Case of Environmentalism’, Human Ecology Review, pp. 81–97.

Complex Adaptive Systems: Leading Systemic Change

Compiled by Dr Seanna Davidson

  • Buckley, W., Schwendt, D., and Goldstein, J.A. 2008. ‘Society as a Complex Adaptive System’, Emergence: Complexity and Organization, 10(3), pp. 86–113.  
  • Dooley, K. J. 1996. ‘Complex Adaptive Systems: A Nominal Definition’, The Chaos Network, 8(1), pp. 2–3.  
  • Dooley, K. J. 1997. ‘A Complex Adaptive Systems Model of Organization Change’, Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, and Life Sciences, 1(1).  
  • Glanville, R. 2009. ‘A (Cybernetic) Musing: Design and Cybernetics’, Cybernetics & Human Knowing, 16(3-4), pp. 175–186.  
  • Holland, J.H. 1992. ‘Complex Adaptive Systems’, Daedalus, 121(1), pp. 17–30.  
  • Maturana, H. 2002. ‘Autopoiesis, Structural Coupling and Cognition: A History of These and Other Notions in the Biology of Cognition’, Cybernetics & Human Knowing, 9(3-4), pp. 5–34.  
  • Zivkovic, S. 2017. ‘Addressing Food Insecurity: A Systemic Innovation Approach’, Social Enterprise Journal, 13(3).  
  • Zivkovic, S. 2021. ‘A Practitioner Tool for Developing and Measuring the Results of Interventions’, Journal of Strategic Innovation & Sustainability, 16(1), pp. 33–44.
  • Zivkovic, S. 2015. ‘A Complexity Based Diagnostic Tool for Tackling Wicked Problems’, Emergence: Complexity & Organization, 17(4).

Heterodox Economics

Compiled by Amy Etherington

  • Boehnert, J. 2018. ‘Anthropocene Economics and Design: Heterodox Economics for Design Transitions’, She Ji: The Journal of Design, Economics, and Innovation, 4(4), pp. 355–374.  
  • Ajl, M. 2021. A People’s Green New Deal (Pluto Press).
  • Patnaik, U., and Patnaik, P. 2017. A Theory of Imperialism (New York: Columbia University Press).
  • Robinson, C. J. 1963. Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition (London: Zed Press).  
  • Srnicek, N. 2016. Platform Capitalism (Cambridge and Malden: Polity Press). ProQuest Ebook Central.

Circular Design Principles

Compiled by Dr Peter Hall

  • Bonatti, V. and Gille, Z. 2019. ‘Changing Registers of Visibility: Immigrant Labor and Waste Work in Naples, Italy’, International Labor and Working-Class History, 95, pp. 114–129.  
  • Goldsworthy, K. and Ellams, D. 2019. ‘Collaborative Circular Design: Incorporating Life Cycle Thinking Into an Interdisciplinary Design Process’, The Design Journal, 22 (sup1), pp. 1041–1055.  
  • Pedersen, E.R.G., Earley, R. and Andersen, K.R. 2019. ‘From Singular to Plural: Exploring Organisational Complexities and Circular Business Model Design’, Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management: An International Journal, 23(3), pp. 308–326.  
  • Schultz, T. 2017. ‘Design’s Role in Transitioning to Futures of Cultures of Repair’, in Research into Design for Communities, Volume 2, ed. by Chakrabarti, A., and Chakrabarti, D. (Singapore: Springer), pp. 225–234.
  • Kirk, E., and Popattanachai, N. 2018. ‘Marine Plastics: Fragmentation, Effectiveness and Legitimacy in International Lawmaking’, Review of European, Comparative & International Environmental Law, in Special Issue: Plastics Regulation, 27(3), pp. 222–233.

What's Wrong with Design History? From IDEO to Radical Design Thinking

  • Bjögvinsson, E., Ehn, P. and Hillgren, P.A. 2012. ‘Design Things and Design Thinking: Contemporary Participatory Design Challenges’, Design Issues, 28(3), pp. 101–116.  
  • Johansson-Sköldberg, U., Woodilla, J. and Çetinkaya, M. 2013. ‘Design Thinking: Past, Present and Possible futures’, Creativity and Innovation Management, 22(2), pp. 121–146.

Semiotics, Thing Power and Extreme Weather: The Need for Ecological Literacy in Design

  • Dewberry, E. 2018. ‘Eco-Literacy in Transition: The Role of Design Ecologies in Developing Our Capacity for Radical Change’, in Can Design Catalyse the Great Transition?, papers from the Transition Design Symposium 2016, The School of Design at Carnegie Mellon University, Schumacher College and the New Weather Institute, pp. 127–136.  
  • Lopez-Leon, R., and Encino-Muñoz, A. G. 2020. ‘Ecoliteracy: Shaping the Design Process from a Systems-Based Perspective’, in Research & Education in Design: People & Processes & Products & Philosophy: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Research and Education in Design (REDES 2019), November 14-15, 2019, Lisbon, Portugal, ed. by Almendra, R., and Ferreira J (London: CRC Press), pp. 57–64.

Unit 1: Global and Collaborative

Approaches to sustainability

An introduction to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and alternative strategies for dealing with the Climate Crisis

Storytelling in Design

  • Interaction Design Foundation, 2021. What is Storytelling?
  • Dahlström, A., 2019. Storytelling in Design: Defining, Designing, and Selling Multidevice Products. Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly Media.
  • Lupton, E., 2017. Design is storytelling. New York: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Smithsonian Institution.
  • Quesenbery, W. and Brooks, K., 2010. Storytelling for user experience: crafting stories for better design. 1st ed ed. Brooklyn, NY: Rosenfeld Media.

Codesign, collaboration and the pluriverse

  • Esteva, G. (1987). Regenerating people's space. Alternatives, 12(1), 125-152.
  • Escobar, A. (2018). Designs for the Pluriverse. Duke University Press.
  • Sanders, E. B. N., & Stappers, P. J. (2008). Co-creation and the new landscapes of design. Co-design, 4(1), 5-18.
  • Tynan, L. (2021). What is relationality? Indigenous knowledges, practices and responsibilities with kin. cultural geographies, 28(4), 597-610.
  • Davis, A; Wallace, N. Langley, J., Gwilt, I (2021). Low-Contact Co-Design: Considering more flexible spatiotemporal models for the co-design workshop. Strategic Design Research Journal, 14(1), 124-137.
  • Feltman, C. (2011). The thin book of trust: An essential primer for building trust at work. Thin Book Publishing.
  • Jenalee Kluttz, Jude Walker & Pierre Walter (2020) Unsettling allyship, unlearning and learning towards decolonising solidarity, Studies in the Education of Adults, 52:1, 49-66
  • Muller, S. (2014). Co-motion: Making space to care for country. Geoforum, 54, 132-141
  • Plumwood, V. (2005). Environmental culture: The ecological crisis of reason. Routledge. (Introduction)

Feminism and power

  • Collins, P., 2012. Social Inequality, Power, and Politics: Intersectionality and American Pragmatism in Dialogue. Journal of Speculative Philosophy, 26(2), pp.442–457. Project MUSE - Social Inequality, Power, and Politics: Intersectionality and American Pragmatism in Dialogue (
  • Ahmed, S., 2017. Living a Feminist Life. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press. e-book
  • Buckley, C., 1986. Made in Patriarchy: Toward a Feminist Analysis of Women and Design. Design Issues, 3(2), pp.3–14.
  • Chow, E.N., Wilkinson, D.Y. and Zinn, M.B. eds., 1996. Race, class, & gender: common bonds, different voices. Gender & society readers. Thousand Oaks, Calif: Sage Publications.
  • Collins, P., 2000. Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment. New York: Routledge.
  • Crenshaw, K., 1989. Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: A Black Feminist Critique of Antidiscrimination Doctrine, Feminist Theory and Antiracist Politics. University of Chicago Legal Forum, pp.139–168
  • hooks, bell, 2000a. Feminism is for everybody: passionate politics. London: Pluto Press.
  • hooks, bell, 2000b. Feminist theory: from margin to center. 2nd ed. London: Pluto Press.
  • Pharr, F. and Mignona, L., 2018. Exploring Feminism, Radical Pedagogy and Creative Practices. In: J. Lindgren, ed. Extra-Curricular. Eindhoven: Onomatopee.pp.308–317.

Humanitarian Design

Compiled by Mahmoud Keshavarz

Introduction to design research

Compiled by Danah Abdulla

  • Barriers to integrating quantitative and qualitative research. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 1(1), pp.8–22. Bryman, A., 2007.
  • Social Research Methods. Bryman, A., 2008.
  • Research design: qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches. Creswell, J.W., 2018.
  • Strategies of qualitative inquiry. Denzin, N.K. and Lincoln, Y.S. eds., 2013.
  • The Paradigm Dialog. Guba, E.G. ed., 1990.
  • What is Qualitative Research? Hammersley, M., 2013.
  • Sandelowski, M., 2004. Qualitative Research. In: eds. The Sage Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods. M. Lewis-Beck, A. Bryman and T. Liao,
  • Design as Future-Making. Yelavich, S. and Adams, B. eds., 2014.

Literature Review and Research Questions

Compiled by Danah Abdulla

Mapping & research methods

Compiled by Peter Hall

  •  ‘Cartography: Performative, Participatory, Political.’ Progress in Human Geography 33(6), pp 840–48. Crampton, Jeremy. 2009.
  • ‘Afterword: On Mapping and Maps.’ Design Philosophy Papers (2): pp1-7. Hall, Peter. 2012.

Visual research and Deconstruction

Compiled by Caryn Simonson and Dr Sian Weston

Researcher, participant, place

Compiled by Luise Vormittag

  • “Prologue” in Crumpled Paper Boat, Durham, NC: Duke University Press, pp.1–10, Pandian, A. & McLean, S. (2017) Artificial Hells, Bishop, C. (2012)
  • “Tradition and Improvisation in Ethnographic Field Research” in Improvising Theory, Cerwonka, A. & Malkki, L. (2007)


Compiled by Carol Tulloch

  • ‘Seeing Narratives’ in Molly Andrews, Corinne Squire, Maria Tamboukou (eds.) Doing Narrative Research, Susan E. Bell, 2013
  • ‘Scenarios of style: An exploration of subcultural research as embodied practice in Los Angeles’s vintage Jamaican music scene’ in Critical studies in fashion & beauty, Nina J. Cole, 2020
  • Interpretive Biography, Norman K. Denzin, 1989,

Data Analysis

Compiled by Danah Abdulla

  • 'Qualitative content analysis', in The sage handbook of qualitative data analysis, Schreier, M 2014
  • Chapter 9 (section on Data Analysis) in Research design: qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches. Fifth edition ed. Los Angeles: SAGE., Creswell, J.W., 2018.

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