In starting to think about a participatory action research approach to learn more about the impact of digital skills intervention, I came across an article by Edwin Mayorga (Mayorga, 2014) reflecting specifically on a digital critical participatory action project, within a cultural context of ‘racial capitalism’ (Mayorga, 2014/ Melamed, 2011). Mayorga intended for this project… Read More #BarrioEdProj : Digital Participatory Action Research
In framing my research, I’m beginning to look critically at the impact of Pierre Bourdieu’s notions of capital, habitus and field within the area of ‘digital sociology’, especially reflecting on the societal impact of digital technology. I’m particularly interested in the idea of digital capital and of the way in which ‘habitus’- or social class-… Read More Bourdieu and the digital space
Having worked in the field of digital inclusion for the best part of a decade now as a practitioner, and as someone moving into research to enhance that practice, I’m excited about trying to pull various strands of thought together – reflecting on the intersection between the individual at risk of digital exclusion (and social… Read More Preliminary thinking.