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Photo-Ethnography

Wright, Chris. 2018. Photo-Ethnography. In: Hilary Callan, ed. International Encyclopaedia of Anthropology. London: Wiley. ISBN 9781118924396 [Book Section]

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Encyclopaedia entry on photo-ethnography.

Photo-ethnography—the use of still photography as a means of gathering and presenting ethnographic information and insight—has always been a feature of many anthropologists’ fieldwork, although to a greater or lesser degree. Through considering the history of photo-ethnography within the discipline, this entry tackles several central questions around the differences between photography’s use as an ethnographic methodology and publishing photography as ethnography.

Item Type:

Book Section

Identification Number (DOI):

https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118924396.wbiea2017

Keywords:

anthropology, ethnographic film, ethnography, photography, visual anthropology

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Anthropology

Dates:

DateEvent
25 July 2018Published

Item ID:

25219

Date Deposited:

17 Dec 2018 16:12

Last Modified:

17 Dec 2018 16:12

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/25219

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