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Working Images : Visual Research and Representation in Ethnography - Ana Isabel Alfonso

Working Images

Visual Research and Representation in Ethnography

By: Ana Isabel Alfonso (Editor), Laszlo Kurti (Editor), Sarah Pink (Editor)

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Published: 17th June 2004
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Drawing, painting, and other visual technologies such as video, photography, and new media are increasingly popular in ethnographic research. "Working Images" sets out to discover how these are used in the field, and how they affect representations of the anthropological subject. The book details current themes including ethics, new technologies, and relationships between word and image, and is supported by a dedicated internet site located at:
http: //www.easaonline.org/workingimagesbook.htm.

Introduction: Situating Visual Research
Visual Fieldwork Methods
Video and Ethnographic Knowledge: Skilled Vision in the Practice of Breeding
Photography in the Field: Word and Image in Ethnographic Research
Picture Perfect: Community and Commemoration in Photographs
New Graphics for Old Stories Representation of Local Memories Through Drawings
Imagework in Ethnographic Research
Representing Visual Knowledge
Putting Film to Work: Observational Cinema as Practical Ethnography
Revealing the Hidden: Making Anthropological Documentaries
Drawing the Lines: The Limitations of Intercultural Ekphrasis
In the Net: Ethnographic Photography
Conversing with Anthropology: Words, Images and Hypermedia Text
The Representation of Cultures in Digital Media Epilogue
Working Images
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ISBN: 9780415306546
ISBN-10: 041530654X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 17th June 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.37 x 16.05  x 1.22
Weight (kg): 0.44
Edition Number: 1