Where Is the Theory in Visual Anthropology?

Silvio Carta, Paul Hockings, Keyan G. Tomaselli, Jay Ruby, David MacDougall, Drid Williams, Albert Piette, Maureen T. Schwarz

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Is there a real theoretical underpinning for visual anthropology? Or are we just borrowing theoretical concepts, as needed, from other disciplines? Here eight visual anthropologists offer their thoughts on this fundamental question succinctly.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)436-456
Number of pages21
JournalVisual Anthropology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2014
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cultural Studies
  • Anthropology


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