Friday, 27 June 2014

COP3 PROPOSAL

SUBJECTS OF CONTEXTUAL RESEARCH ALREADY UNDERTAKEN:

Level 4:  Street Art: A Response to Social Change and Cultural Forces
Level 5:  How has the 21st Century Media Affected Women’s Perception of the Body Image and the Ideal?

AIM AND/OR OBJECTIVE OF YOUR PROPOSED C.O.P.3. PROJECT:

How much has the Commercialization of the Ideal contributed to the rise of Eating Disorders?

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What research needs to be undertaken into the general and specific contexts of your practice?

Primary research book put together for COP2 has been undertaken in order to use throughout COP3. This was carried out via anonymous surveys with over 100 responses.

Historical and contextual background of the illness – Medical, Theoretical and Philosophical

Rise of the ideal and body image through the media

Secondary research – Case studies, facts, figures and statistics.

Further primary research – institutions, professionals and practitioners, as well as those who are recovered or suffering with the illness.

What approaches will you take and what processes, methods, materials and tools are to be involved in research into your practice?

To demonstrate this I have categorised processes, methods, materials and tools under Primary and Secondary research:

Primary Research:

Anonymous surveys
Interviews
Focus Groups
Visits/Contacting institutions such as the NHS, BEAT, SYEDA and Rhodes Farm, as well as surrounding Yorkshire institutions such as Bradford care homes/rehabilitation centre's.
Personal Past experiences
Secondary Research:

Essays
Journals
Books
Case Studies
Theorists
Magazines/News & Perception/Portrayal
Documentaries

What preparation or investigations do you need to undertake for your creative practice to take place?

A Guide to Coping – For carers and/or sufferers.

Primary Research:

Past Experiences
Discussions with people about recovery/carers.
SYEDA, BEAT, NHS, KINDS COLLEGE, RHODES FARM.

Secondary Research:

Advice, Guidance, Context, Culture.

What research do you need to undertake regarding who your creativity is for?

Previous guides/self help books.
Target audience and tone of voice.
Language used.
Imagery and structure.

Primary Sources of Information:

SYEDA: South Yorkshire Eating Disorder Association, Sheffield, UK.

BEAT: Beat Eating Disorders, Phone call for Primary Research and files such as case studies an further contacts.

RHODES FARM: Private Eating Disorder Institution for Children & Adolescents, London, UK. Phone call and email for notes, studies and further specific and general information.

PERSONAL EXPERIENCE: Myself (recovered Anorexic patient and Mother (Anna), who was a previous carer for 3 years.

INTERVIEWS

FOCUS GROUPS

Secondary Sources of Information:

Misc:

COP2 Essay.

BEAT RESEARCH PACKS:
Bullying, Males & Eating Disorders
Body Image and the Media
Media Guidelines for reporting eating disorders
Images and the media
The Fashion World
Pro Anorexia/Bulimia Sites
Facts and Figures.

KING’S COLLEGE LONDON: SECTION OF EATING DISORDERS & PSYCHIATRY – SOUTH LONDON & MAUDSLEY NHS FOUNDATION TRUST:
A general practitioner’s guide to eating disorders
The SCOFF Questionnaire

THE IMPACT OF THE MEDIA ON EATING DISORDERS IN CHILDREN & ADOLESCENTS:
Essay by Anne M Morris MBBS MPH FRACP, Debra K Katzman MD FRCPC

JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENT HEALTH:
Eating Disorders in adolescents.

Books:

UNBEATABLE WEIGHT by Susan Bordo.

AM I THIN ENOUGH YET? by Sharlene Hesse-Biber

LACAN AND POSTFEMINISM by Elizabeth Wright

SIGMUND FREUD 1. INTRODUCTORY LECTURES OF PSYCHOANALYSIS by Sigmund Freud

CLASS, SELF, CULTURE by Beverley Skeggs

Other:

News Articles
Journals
Magazines



Documentaries

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