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Affective Methodologies: Developing Cultural Research by Britta Timm Knudsen, Carsten Stage

By Britta Timm Knudsen, Carsten Stage

The gathering proposes creative study ideas for the research of the affective and fluctuating dimensions of cultural existence. It offers reviews of nightclubs, YouTube memes, political provocations, background websites, running a blog, schooling improvement, and haunting stories.

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