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Sketching with Knives: Architects & The Confidence Theory of Magic
‘Isn't gravity wonderful? That's the magic trick in a way'. The Malinowskian ‘confidence theory of magic’ (1935) points to how a person, through the ritual act, becomes empowered to believe he can master nature's obstacles, ...
Visual Inquiry: Exploring embodied organizational practices by collaborative film-elicitation
(SAGE Publications, 2018)
Analysis of visual data is underdeveloped in visual research, and this article gives a methodological contribution on how to perform collaborative video research on organizational practices, combining ethnographic methods ...
"Calling it a Crisis : Modes of Creativity, Work and Magic in an Elite Architect Company
(Copenhagen Business School, 2015)
In recent years we have seen a resurfacing of magic as an analytical category in anthropological literature, with particular emphasis on modern forms of occultism and witchcraft. Magic has yet to prove itself a useful ...