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Visual Anthropology - Research Resources

A Selected List

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John Dillard, Social Sciences Librarian,
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Below are listed some research resources that might be useful to students who is studying visual anthropology. Some of these academic resources link out to items that are FULL TEXT OnLine. Quickly locate visual anthropology topics using Ctrl-F to find a word or phrase; please contact me to learn this type of quick and easy search. Perhaps one or more of these suggested titles will aid your own visual anthropology research project, and it is hoped that this bibliography will be especially useful to those students taking ANTH 4342.
Academic Articles · Academic Books & Book Chapters · Digital Dissertations · Websites
The items within each of these four sections are listed in alpha order by title.

Academic Articles

A many of the articles in this section require the Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing and printing of each full-text online article. The items in this section are available for UT Arlington faculty and students by simply clicking on the links under each article citation.
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"Anthropology and the New Technologies of Communication."
By Brian Keith Axel.
Cultural Anthropology. Vol. 21, No. 3, (August, 2006), pp. 354-384.
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"The Camera's Positioning: Brides, Grooms, and Their Photographers in Taipei's Bridal Industry."
By Bonnie Adrian
Ethos. Vol. 32, No. 2, (June, 2004), pp. 140-163.
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"Chinese Village Women as Visual Anthropologists: A Participatory Approach to Reaching Policymakers."
By Caroline Wang, Mary Ann Burris and Xiang Yue Ping.
Social Science & Medicine. Vol. 42. No. 10. (May, 1996), pp. 1391-1400.
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"An Ethnographic Filmflam: Giving Gifts, Doing Research, and Videotaping the Native Subject/Object."
By John L. Jackson Jr.
American Anthropologist. Vol. 106. No. 1. (March, 2004), pp. 32-42.
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"An Excess of Description: Ethnography, Race, and Visual Technologies."
By Deborah Poole.
Annual Review of Anthropology. Vol. 34, (2005), pp. 159-179.
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"Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson in Bali: Their Use of Photography and Film."
By Ira Jacknis
Cultural Anthropology. Vol. 3, No. 2. (May, 1988), pp. 160-177.
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"Mediating Infanticide: Theorizing Relations between Narrative and Violence."
By Charles L. Briggs.
Cultural Anthropology. Vol. 22, No. 3, (August, 2007), pp. 315-356.
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"More Visualising, More Methodologies: On Video, Reflexivity and Qualitative Research."
By Sarah Pink.
Sociological Review. Vol. 49, No. 4, (November, 2001), pp. 586-599.
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"Musical Community on the Internet: An On-line Ethnography."
By René T. A. Lysloff.
Cultural Anthropology. Vol. 18, No. 2, (May, 2003), pp. 233-263.
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"Photography for Anthropologists."
By M. V. Portman.
Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland. Vol. 25. (1896), pp. 75-87.
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"Photography in Anthropology: A Report on Two Experiments."
By John Collier, Jr.
American Anthropologist. New Series, Vol. 59, No. 5. (October, 1957), pp. 843-859.
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"Posing, Posturing and Photographic Presences: A Rite of Passage in a Japanese Commuter Village."
By Eyal Ben-Ari.
Man. New Series, Vol. 26, No. 1. (March, 1991), pp. 87-104.
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"Remediation and Local Globalizations: How Taiwan's 'Digital Video Knights-Errant Puppetry' Writes the History of the New Media in Chinese."
By Teri Silvio.
Cultural Anthropology. Vol. 22, No. 2, (May, 2007), pp. 285-313.
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"Rose-Colored Glasses? Color Revolutions and Cartoon Chaos in Postsocialist Georgia."
By Paul Manning.
Cultural Anthropology. Vol. 22, No. 2, (May, 2007), pp. 171-213.
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"The Social Construction and Reconstruction of the Other: Fieldwork in El Barrio."
By Judith Freidenberg.
Anthropological Quarterly. Vol. 71, No. 4. (October, 1998), pp. 169-185.
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"Tourist Photography and the Reverse Gaze."
By Alex Gillespie
Ethos. Vol. 34, No. 3. (September, 2006), pp. 343-366.
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"Visual Anthropology and Development: Video as Critique, Praxis and Process."
By Elizabeth Wickett.
Visual Anthropology Review. Vol. 23. No. 1. (Spring, 2007), pp. 69-75.
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"We've been Framed: Visualising Methodology."
By Ruth Holliday.
Sociological Review. Vol. 48, No. 4, (November, 2000 ), pp. 503-521.
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Academic Books & Book Chapters

The UT Arlington Library has more than a number of books that deal with visual anthropology, and if you do not see anything useful on this selected list, then searching the UT Arlington Library's Online Catalog <pulse.uta.edu> might be a useful research strategy. Researchers may ask questions at the Reference Desk on the 2nd floor of the UT Arlington Central Library, or call the SWEL Reference Desk phone at: (817) 272-7518 or email me at: <dillard@uta.edu>.

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"Action Research in a Visual Anthropology Class: Lessons, Frustrations, and Achievements."
By S. Elizabeth Bird, Jess Paul Ambiee, and James Kuzin.
Pedagogies of Praxis: Course-Based Action Research in the Social Sciences cover image Chapter In: Pedagogies of Praxis: Course-Based Action Research in the Social Sciences.
Edited by Nila Ginger Hofman, Howard Rosing.
Bolton, MA: Anker Pub. Co., ©2007.
"Pedagogies of Praxis is about employing course-based action research (CBAR) in building public interest partnerships between institutions of higher education and local community-based organizations. Researchers have linked the use of CBAR to students gaining a greater sense of social responsibility by increasing their level of civic engagement. It motivates them to become passionate about social justice and produce new--and challenge existing--knowledge . . . Contents include: 'Participatory action research and the university classroom in a project on gender-related oppression in a racially diverse urban neighborhood' and 'Action research in a visual anthropology class'." (publisher's description)
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"Approaches to Analysis in Visual Anthropology."
By Malcolm Collier.
Handbook of Visual Analysis cover image Chapter In: Handbook of Visual Analysis.
Edited by Theo Van Leeuwen and Carey Jewitt.
London, England; Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, 2001.
"The Handbook of Visual Analysis is a rich methodological resource for students, academics, researchers and professionals interested in investigating the visual representation of socially significant issues. . . . The Handbook of Visual Analysis, which demonstrates the importance of visual data within the social sciences offers an essential guide to those working in a range of disciplines including: media and communication studies, sociology, anthropology, education, psychoanalysis, and health studies." (publisher's description)
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The Corporeal Image: Film, Ethnography, and the Senses.
By David MacDougall.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, ©2006.
"The book's final section presents a radical view of the history of visual anthropology as a maverick anthropological practice that was always at odds with the anthropology of words. In place of the conventional wisdom, he (the author) proposes a new set of principles for visual anthropology." (publisher's description)
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Doing Visual Ethnography: Images, Media, and Representation in Research, 2nd edition.
Doing Visual Ethnography: Images, Media, and Representation in Research cover image By Sarah Pink.
London, England; Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2007.
"Doing Visual Ethnography explores the use and potential of photography, video, and hypermedia in ethnographic and social research. It offers a reflexive approach to theoretical, methodological, practical, and ethical issues of using these media now that they are increasingly being incorporated into field research." (publisher's description)
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- - GN 347 .P56 2007

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Emergent Forms of Life and the Anthropological Voice.
By Michael M.J. Fischer.
Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2003.
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"Ethnographic Film and Visual Anthropology."
By Marc Augé and Jean-Paul Colleyn; translated by John Howe.
The World of the Anthropologist cover image Chapter In: The World of the Anthropologist.
By Marc Augé and Jean-Paul Colleyn; translated by John Howe.
Oxford, England; New York, NY: Berg, 2006.
"Anthropology is changing. Traditionally seen as the comparative study of cultural diversity, Anthropology now faces an increasingly globalised world, a world in which societies are not discrete or unique but are all, to some degree, connected. The role of the anthropologist is now less the comparative study of specific cultures than the study of the flow of goods, persons and ideas in the contemporary world. The World of the Anthropologist is a guide to this changing world, revealing what Anthropology is today and what anthropologists do now. This book explains what remains of a traditional Anthropology - such as the anthropological construction of kinship, politics, religion and economics as well as the continuing centrality of fieldwork -- and also explores the newer territory which Anthropology is studying, such as performance, science, sexuality, media, ethics, and visual culture. Clearly explaining the key ideas and methods which underpin the subject -- from fieldwork through to the construction of knowledge itself - The World of the Anthropologist offers a fascinating insight into and overview of Anthropology today." (publisher's description)
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The Future of Visual Anthropology: Engaging the Senses.
By Sarah Pink.
The Future of Visual Anthropology: Engaging the Senses cover image London, England; New York, NY: Routledge, 2006.
"From an eminent author in the field, The Future of Visual Anthropology develops a new approach to visual anthropology and presents a groundbreaking examination of developments within the field and the way forward for the subdiscipline in the twenty-first century. The explosion of visual media in recent years has generated a wide range of visual and digital technologies which have transformed visual research and analysis. The result is an exciting new interdisciplinary approach of great potential influence for the future of social/cultural anthropology." (publisher's description)
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Image-Based Research: A Sourcebook for Qualitative Researchers.
Edited by Jon Prosser.
Image-Based Research: A Sourcebook for Qualitative Researchers cover image London, England; Bristol, PA: Falmer Press, 1998.
"Just what is a picture worth? Qualitative research is dominated by language. However, researchers have recently shown a growing interest in adopting an image-based approach. This is the first volume dedicated to exploring this approach and will prove an invaluable sourcebook for researchers in the field. The book covers a broad scope, including theory and the research process; and provides practical examples of how image-based research is applied in the field. It discusses use of images: in child abuse investigation; exploring children's drawings in health education; cartoons; the media and teachers." (publisher's description)
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- - GN 347 .I43 1998

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Images and Empires: Visuality in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa.
Edited by Paul S. Landau and Deborah D. Kaspin.
Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, ©2002.
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Indigenous Aesthetics: Native Art, Media, and Identity.
By Steven Leuthold.
Indigenous Aesthetics: Native Art, Media, and Identity cover image Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, ©1998.
"What happens when a Native or indigenous person turns a video camera on his or her own culture? Are the resulting images different from what a Westernized filmmaker would create, and, if so, in what ways? How does the use of a non-Native art-making medium, specifically video or film, affect the aesthetics of the Native culture? These are some of the questions that underlie this rich study of Native American aesthetics, art, media, and identity. Steven Leuthold opens with a theoretically informed discussion of the core concepts of aesthetics and indigenous culture and then turns to detailed examination of the work of American Indian documentary filmmakers, including George Burdeau and Victor Masayesva, Jr. He shows how Native filmmaking incorporates traditional concepts such as the connection to place, to the sacred, and to the cycles of nature. While these concepts now find expression through Westernized media, they also maintain continuity with earlier aesthetic productions. In this way, Native filmmaking serves to create and preserve a sense of identity for indigenous people." (publisher's description)
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Media Anthropology.
Edited by Eric W. Rothenbuhler and Mihai Coman.
Media Anthropology cover image Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, ©2005.
"In various disciplines and under a variety of labels, work relevant to media anthropology has been accumulating for years. This growth has not been well organized, though, and this name for a field of study has not yet been widely recognized. Media Anthropology represents a convergence of issues and interests on anthropological approaches to the study of media. The purpose of this reader is to promote the identity of the field of study; identify its major concepts, methods, and bibliography; comment on the state of the art; and provide examples of current research. Based on original articles by leading scholars from several countries and academic disciplines, Media Anthropology provides essays introducing the issues, reviewing the field, forging new conceptual syntheses." (publisher's description)
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Navajo and Photography: A Critical History of the Representation of an American People.
By James C. Faris.
Navajo and Photography: A Critical History of the Representation of an American People cover image Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1996.
"This thorough critical examination of photographic practices calls attention to the inability of most photography to communicate the lived experiences of native people or their history. . . Drawing on exhaustive archival research to unearth rarely published photographs as well as unpublished photographs by well-known photographers, Faris documents Navajo resistance to the West's view (and viewfinder) and persistent attempts to overcome or dismiss such resistance. He challenges the photographic history of the Navajo people as presented by photographers, historians, and anthropologists, and explores the social and legal conditions that make such photography possible. Confronting many readers' nostalgic expectations, Navajo and Photography will appeal to all those with an interest in the juxtaposition of cultures and photographic critique." (publisher's description)
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Picturing the Primitive: Visual Culture, Ethnography, and Early German Cinema.
Picturing the Primitive: Visual Culture, Ethnography, and Early German Cinema cover image By Assenka Oksiloff.
New York, NY: Palgrave, 2001.
"Picturing the Primitive explores the relationship between early German cinema and anthropology's fascination with 'primitive' cultures. At the core of this study is a mythic first contact between the camera and the non-Western body. The term that binds the two is the 'Primitive', referring both to cultures ostensibly existing outside of modern time and also to a way of seeing the world via the lens. Oksiloff examines how the movie camera, with its capacity to record reality in a supposedly direct fashion, is legitimated by the primitive body in the first decades of the 20th century." (publisher's description)
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Principles of Visual Anthropology, 3rd edition.
Edited by Paul Hockings.
Principles of Visual Anthropology cover image Berlin, Germany; New York, NY: Mouton de Gruyter, 2003.
"This edition contains 27 articles, written by scholars and filmmakers who are generally acknowledged as the international authorities in the field, and a new preface by the editor. The book covers ethnographic filming and its relations to the cinema and television; applications of filming to anthropological research, the uses of still photography, archives, and videotape; subdisciplinary applications in ethnography, archeology, bio-anthropology, museology and ethnohistory; and overcoming the funding problems of film production." (publisher's description)
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Rethinking Visual Anthropology.
Edited by Marcus Banks and Howard Morphy.
Rethinking Visual Anthropology cover image New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, ©1999.
"A collection of essays by anthropologists that cover a range of visual representation, from Balinese television to computer software manuals. Contributors discuss the anthropology of art, ritual, media and communication, the study of landscape, the history of anthropology, and art practice." (publisher's description)
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- - GN 347 .R45 1999

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Skilled Visions: Between Apprenticeship and Standards.
Edited by Cristina Grasseni.
Skilled Visions: Between Apprenticeship and Standards cover image New York, NY : Berghahn Books, 2007.
"Most arguments for a rediscovery of the body and the senses hinge on a critique of 'visualism' in our globalized, technified society. This approach has led to a lack of actual research on the processes of visual 'enskillment.' Providing a comprehensive spectrum of case studies in relevant contexts, this volume raises the issue of the rehabilitation of vision and contextualizes vision in the contemporary debate on the construction of local knowledge vs. the hegemony of the socio-technical network. By maintaining an ethnographic approach, the book provides practical examples that are both accessible to undergraduate students and informative for an academic audience." (publisher's description)
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- - GN 277 .S55 2007

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The Third Eye: Race, Cinema, and Ethnographic Spectacle.
By Fatimah Tobing Rony.
The Third Eye: Race, Cinema, and Ethnographic Spectacle cover image Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1996.
"Charting the intersection of technology and ideology, cultural production and social science, Fatimah Tobing Rony explores early-twentieth-century representations of non-Western indigenous peoples in films ranging from the documentary to the spectacular to the scientific. Turning the gaze of the ethnographic camera back onto itself, bringing the perspective of a third eye to bear on the invention of the primitive other, Rony reveals the collaboration of anthropology and popular culture in Western constructions of race, gender, nation, and empire." (publisher's description)
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"Visual Anthropology."
By Harald E. L. Prins.
A Companion to the Anthropology of American Indians cover image Chapter In: A Companion to the Anthropology of American Indians.
Edited by Thomas Biolsi.
Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub., 2004.
"This Companion is comprised of 27 original contributions by leading scholars in the field and summarizes the state of anthropological knowledge of Indian peoples, as well as the history that got us to this point." (publisher's description)
Series: Blackwell Companions to Anthropology; 3.
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Visual Anthropology: Essential Method and Theory.
By Fadwa El Guindi.
Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press, ©2004.
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- - GN 347 .E5 2004

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Visual Anthropology: Photography as a Research Method, Revised and expanded edition.
Visual Anthropology: Photography as a Research Method cover image By John Collier, Jr., and Malcolm Collier.
Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, ©1986.
"First published in 1967, Visual Anthropology has become a classic in the field, invaluable not only for anthropologists but for anyone using photography, film, and video to understand human behavior and culture.
This book provides reliable research methods from the systematic gathering of data through analysis of photographic records to transfer of insights to ethnographic records, with an emphasis on developing the skills of thorough observation rather than on technical skill." (publisher's description)
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- - GN 347 .C64 1986

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Visual Methods in Social Research.
Visual Methods in Social Research cover image By Marcus Banks.
London, England; Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, 2001.
"There has been an explosion of interest in visual culture - coming largely from work in sociology, anthropology and cultural studies and while there are a number of practical and technical manuals available for film, photographic and other visual media, there is a dearth of writing that combines both the practical and the technical. This book redresses this with a balanced approach that is written primarily for students in the social sciences who wish to use visual materials in the course of empirical, qualitative field research. It should also be of interest to experienced researchers who wish to expand their methodological approaches." (publisher's description)
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- - HM 500 .B35 2001

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Visualizing Anthropology.
Visualizing Anthropology cover image Edited by Anna Grimshaw and Amanda Ravetz.
Bristol, UK; Portland, OR: Intellect, 2005.
"Questions of vision and knowledge are central to debates about the world in which we live. Developing new analytical approaches toward ways of seeing is a key challenge facing those working across a wide range of disciplines. How can visuality be understood on its own terms rather than by means of established textual frameworks? Visualizing Anthropology takes up this challenge. Bringing together a range of perspectives anchored in practice, the book maps experiments in the forms and techniques of visual enquiry." (publisher's description)
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- - GN 347 .V57 2005

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Digital Dissertations

Link to a guide to aid researchers in searching the ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Collection. The Dissertations & Theses Collection is for the use of UT Arlington faculty and students. Just click on the link marked "Page Image - PDF" in the upper right. These dissertations all require the Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing and printing.

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Casting shadows now and then: The use of photography in the observation and analysis of social change in Digby County, Nova Scotia.
By Flanagan, Kathleen Ann, Ed.D.
University of Toronto (Canada), 1999, 241 pages
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Cultural citizenship in the Tibetan exile: Movies, media, and personal stories.
By Dukes, Kimberly Christine, Ph.D.
Temple University, 2006, 295 pages
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Desafíos y límites del género documental: Cine etnográfico, cine político y video indígena.
By Ibazeta, María Celina, Ph.D.
State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2006, 247 pages
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An Exploration in visual anthropology.
By Perry, Thomas Doane, III, Ph.D.
Union Institute and University, 1976, 207 pages
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Family photographs, history, and art education: A web of Taiwanese visual cultural signs.
By Chen, Chiu-Jhin, Ph.D.
The Pennsylvania State University, 2007, 310 pages
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Fiesta system in Yucatan: Popular religion, identity and socioeconomic organization.
By Fernandez, Francisco Javier, Ph.D.
University of Florida, 1994, 231 pages
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Film, culture and generation gap: An anthropological study of "Chimhyang", a Korean feature film.
By Lee, Kijung, Ph.D.
Temple University, 2001, 262 pages
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The Image industry: The work of international news photographs in the age of digital reproduction.
By Gursel, Zeynep Devrim, Ph.D.
University of California, Berkeley, 2007, 267 pages
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Interpretation of multicultural education and societal experiences expressed through photography.
By Tseng, Shih-Jaey, Ph.D.
University of Virginia, 2002, 263 pages
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Looking for the universal---looking for the cultural: A critical analysis of the debate between the universalist and relativist perspectives on moving images.
By Sultze, Kimberly A., Ph.D.
New York University, 2001, 213 pages
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Ngoma memories: A history of competitive music and dance performance on the Kenya coast.
By Gearhart, Rebecca Kathleen, Ph.D.
University of Florida, 1998, 291 pages
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"Puras promesas": Local perceptions of development in a northern Mexican mestizo ex-ejido.
By González-Clements, Emilia, Ph.D.
University of Kentucky, 2003, 268 pages
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The Septagenarian female: Critical events that shaped a Holocaust victim as testifier and leader. A single case analysis.
By Caron, Janice J., Ed.D.
University of Sarasota, 1999, 97 pages
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Visualizing Japanese-America: The Japanese American National Museum and the construction of identity.
By Takaragawa, Stephanie Miyoko, Ph.D.
Temple University, 2006, 199 pages
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Academic journal webpage ⇒ Visual Anthropology.
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Link to the UT Arlington Library's Online Catalog Record for this journal.
"Visual Anthropology is a scholarly [refereed] quarterly journal presenting original articles, commentary, discussions, film reviews, and book reviews on anthropological and ethnographic topics. The journal focuses on the study of human behavior through visual means. Experts in the field also examine visual symbolic forms from a cultural-historical framework and provide a cross-cultural study of art and artifacts. Visual Anthropology also promotes the study, use, and production of anthropological and ethnographic films, videos, and photographs for research and teaching. Published in cooperation with the Commission on Visual Anthropology."
Published by the Taylor & Francis Group, which provides this link to the Instructions for Authors.
www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/08949468.html (journal homepage)
Cultural Anthropology Articles.
A collection of articles from Cultural Anthropology that deal with visual and media anthropological topics. Some of these titles are also mentioned above. The article links should work on campus.
www.culanth.org/?q=node/19
Society for Visual Anthropology.
"Founded in 1984, the Society for Visual Anthropology (SVA) promotes the use of images for the description, analysis, communication and interpretation of human [and sometimes nonhuman) behavior. Members have interests in all visual aspects of culture, including art, architecture and material artifacts, as well as kinesics, proxemics and related forms of body motion communication (e.g. gesture, emotion, dance, sign language)."
www.societyforvisualanthropology.org
VisualAnthropology.net.
"From 2001 VisualAnthropology.net [has] offered ... news and services for visual anthropology, ethnographic film, and visual culture."
visualanthropology.net


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