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Methodologies of Participation: Shared Anthropology, Corporate Parenting and Care Experience by John Morrison Part Two

This continues the presentation given by John Morrison exploring ‘Methodologies of Participation: Shared Anthropology, Corporate Parenting and Care Experience’. The first part contained an introduction to some of the themes and ideas which John explores and follows how he has laid out his PhD focusing on the participatory approach of Jean Rouch in Shared Anthropology.

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Methodologies of Participation: Shared Anthropology, Corporate Parenting and Care Experience by John Morrison Part One

This post includes an introduction, an audio recording and a transcript of John Morrison talking through the ideas he is bringing together in his PhD which involve shared anthropology and ethnofiction.  In particular he is interested to explore how these methodologies and techniques might be helpful in creating participatory circumstances for people with care experience to formulate the policy which informs what is being discussed as ‘corporate parenting’. Read more

Natural Processes Replaced by Hasty Remedies by Leon Paterson

In this short essay we will explore how our natural responses to managing our problems are being avoided and overruled. Instead replaced by quick fix answers that avoid any kind of useful managing of feelings. Through a number of examples I will demonstrate the potential risks of solution based approaches. And how we can never come up with a satisfactory solution without fully understanding the problem. Read more