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The Visual in Social Science

Bill McClanahan

in Visual Criminology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529207446
eISBN:
9781529207491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207446.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter describes the origins of visual criminology in visual anthropology, visual sociology, visual theory, cultural studies, media studies, and visual cultures. Noting the emergence of the ... More


Photographs are to think with: Historicizing anthropology

Christopher Morton

in The Anthropological Lens: Rethinking E. E. Evans-Pritchard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198812913
eISBN:
9780191850707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812913.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Sociology of Religion

Chapter 1 sets out the main arguments and contexts of the book. It begins with a discussion of why using the photographic archive to explore the fieldwork on which Evans-Pritchard’s celebrated ... More


British Women’s Media Narratives of Gender and Collective Memory

Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes and Heather Norris Nicholson

in British Women Amateur Filmmakers: National Memories and Global Identities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420730
eISBN:
9781474453530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420730.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter engages with theoretical and historical perspectives on gender, post-colonialism and new media with the aim to trace the visual literacy defined by several examples of British women ... More


Making Images, (Re)Visioning Mothers (a Photography Workshop)

Krista E. Van Vleet

in Hierarchies of Care: Girls, Motherhood, and Inequality in Peru

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042782
eISBN:
9780252051647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042782.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter draws on phenomenological approaches to “dwelling in” and envisioning the world to ask how young women’s participation in photography workshops might offer a window onto the dynamic ... More


Sensing cultures: cinema, ethnography and the senses

David Howes

in Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719085055
eISBN:
9781526109958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085055.003.0018
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This essay reflects on various contributions to the Beyond Text volume, from the point of view of the anthropology of the senses. It makes the point that sensory anthropology has a long history in ... More


Photography and Film in Ireland and Alaska

George Gmelch and Sharon Bohn Gmelch

in In the Field: Life and Work in Cultural Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520289611
eISBN:
9780520964211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289611.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter discusses visual anthropology and several related research projects. One involves an analysis of historical images to explore the introduction of photography into Tlingit territory and ... More


Additional Resources and Readings

Anne M. Harris

in Video as Method

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190222079
eISBN:
9780190468705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222079.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

While there is no single volume that provides a comprehensive overview of using video as a method in research contexts, there are a range of sources upon which this book draws, beyond the very broad ... More


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