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Film As Ethnography

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ISBN-10: 0719036836

ISBN-13: 9780719036835

Edition: 1992

Authors: Peter Ian Crawford, David Turton, Crawford

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List price: $41.00
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 9/10/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 322
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

David Turton is a Senior Associate of Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford, where he was formerly Reader in Forced Migration and Director of the Refugees Studies Centre.

List of illustrations
Contributors
Preface
Authority, representation and anthropological knowledge
Introduction
Anthropological visions: some notes on visual and textual authority
The lexical spaces of eye-spy
Admissible evidence? Film in anthropology
Film as discourse: the invention of anthropological realities
Image, audience and aesthetics
Introduction
Complicities of style
The aesthetics of ambiguity
Which films are the ethnographic films?
Who constructs anthropological knowledge? Toward a theory of ethnographic film spectatorship
Politics, ethics and indigenous imagery
Introduction
Anthropological transparency: film, representation and politics
Visual imperialism and the export of prejudice: an exploration of ethnographic film
The ethics of ethnographic film-making
Myths, racism and opportunism: film and TV representations of the San
Picturing culture through indigenous imagery: a telling story
Representation by the Other: Indonesian cultural documentation
Television and new technologies
Introduction
Anthropology in broadcasting
Television narrative and ethnographic film
Anthropology on television: what next?
Hypermedia in ethnography
The potentials of videodisc in visual anthropology: some examples
Index