Anthropology: Visual Anthropology

  • Sociology of Crisis: Visualising Urban Austerity book cover

    Sociology of Crisis

    Visualising Urban Austerity, 1st Edition

    By Myrto Tsilimpounidi

    The global financial crisis has demonstrated the impact and implications of late capitalism and its bedfellow, globalisation. In the European context, crisis is seen as a threat to the stability of the region, rather than a local or national concern. Post-2008, crisis is social and political,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Photography in and out of Africa: Iterations with Difference book cover

    Photography in and out of Africa

    Iterations with Difference, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kylie Thomas, Louise Green

    This book offers a range of perspectives on photography in Africa, bringing research on South African photography into conversation with work from several other places on the continent, including Angola, the DRC, Kenya, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Eritrea. The collection engages with the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Video Methods: Social Science Research in Motion book cover

    Video Methods

    Social Science Research in Motion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Bates

    This interdisciplinary collection provides a set of innovative and inventive approaches to the use of video as a research method. Building on the development of visual methods across the social sciences, it highlights a range of possibilities for making and working with video data. The collection…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • International Perspectives on Pilgrimage Studies: Itineraries, Gaps and Obstacles book cover

    International Perspectives on Pilgrimage Studies

    Itineraries, Gaps and Obstacles, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Eade, Dionigi Albera

    Although research on contemporary pilgrimage has expanded considerably since the early 1990s, the conversation has largely been dominated by Anglophone researchers in anthropology, ethnology, sociology, and religious studies from the United Kingdom, the United States, France and Northern Europe.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism

  • Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing book cover

    Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Asbjørn Grønstad, Henrik Gustafsson, Øyvind Vågnes

    The first book of its kind, Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing engages broadly with the often too neglected yet significant questions of gesture in visual culture. In our turbulent mediasphere where images – as lenses bearing on their own circumstances – are constantly mobilized to enact…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Rashomon Effects: Kurosawa, Rashomon and their legacies book cover

    Rashomon Effects

    Kurosawa, Rashomon and their legacies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Blair Davis, Robert Anderson, Jan Walls

    Akira Kurosawa is widely known as the director who opened up Japanese film to Western audiences, and following his death in 1998, a process of reflection has begun about his life’s work as a whole and its legacy to cinema. Kurosawa’s 1950 film Rashomon has become one of the best-known Japanese…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge

  • On Not Looking: The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture book cover

    On Not Looking

    The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frances Guerin

    On Not Looking: The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture focuses on the image, and our relationship to it, as a site of "not looking." The collection demonstrates that even though we live in an image-saturated culture, many images do not look at what they claim, viewers often do not look at the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Territories of the Visual in Spain and Spanish America: Visual Studies and UK Hispanism book cover

    Territories of the Visual in Spain and Spanish America

    Visual Studies and UK Hispanism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Evans, Julia Biggane, Nuria Triana-Toribio

    While studying the theory and contemporary impact of ‘embodied’ viewing, this book celebrates the emergence and development of Visual Studies as a major subject of research and teaching in the field of Hispanic Studies within the UK over the last thirty years. By exploring current routes of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • How Folklore Shaped Modern Art: A Post-Critical History of Aesthetics book cover

    How Folklore Shaped Modern Art

    A Post-Critical History of Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Wes Hill

    Since the 1990s, artists and art writers around the world have increasingly undermined the essentialism associated with notions of "critical practice." We can see this manifesting in the renewed relevance of what were previously considered "outsider" art practices, the emphasis on first-person…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Kit: Fashioning the Sporting Body book cover

    Kit: Fashioning the Sporting Body

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jean Williams

    This is the first edited collection of its kind to analyse the distinct but overlapping topics of dress, costume, sport and leisure history. For researchers of bodily adornment and movement, sport and costume history are both primarily concerned with industrial practice and embodied experience. The…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Unburied Memories: The Politics of Bodies of Sacred Defense Martyrs in Iran book cover

    Unburied Memories: The Politics of Bodies of Sacred Defense Martyrs in Iran

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pedram Khosronejad

    Today, almost a generation has passed since the Iran–Iraq war and the memory of it is set to diminish with each passing generation. The following questions emerge. Can we say that the gradual disappearance of war’s memory means that, increasingly, Iranians will see the Iran–Iraq war solely as an…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Timothy Asch and Ethnographic Film book cover

    Timothy Asch and Ethnographic Film

    1st Edition

    By E.D Lewis

    Timothy Asch (1932-1994) was probably the greatest ethnographic filmmaker of the latter twentieth century, and one of the best-known anthropologists of his generation. He worked with Margaret Mead, John Marshall and Napoleon Chagnon, lived and filmed on every continent except Antarctica, and won…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge

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