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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Abstract

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 (US)
Pages (from-to)436-456
Number of pages21
JournalVisual Anthropology
Volume27
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cultural Studies
  • Anthropology

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    Carta, S., Hockings, P., Tomaselli, K. G., Ruby, J., MacDougall, D., Williams, D., Piette, A., & Schwarz, M. T. (2014). Where Is the Theory in Visual Anthropology? Visual Anthropology, 27(5), 436-456. https://doi.org/10.1080/08949468.2014.950155