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Teaching Baltimore Together: Building Thematic Cooperation Between Classes
(Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities, 2017-05-17)
One year ago, Baltimore citizens took to the streets to protest not only the death of Freddie Grey, but the structural inequalities and structural violence that systematically limit the opportunities for working-class ...
Civic Engagement and Gentrification Issues in Metropolitan Baltimore
(Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities, 2009)
Since the fall of 2006 a number of Towson University students concentrating in the discipline of anthropology have been part of a civic engagement and service-learning project focusing on an historic African-American ...
Suburban Fear, Media and Gated Communities in Durban, South Africa
(Taylor & Francis, 2009)
A disjuncture between the reality of crime and its perception has created a culture of fear within South Africa that bolsters gated community development and an accompanying fear industry that supports media, private ...
Moral Panics in Suburban Texas
(EASA Media Anthropology Network, 2007-03-06)
This paper details portions of an ethnographic study of a moral panic that surrounded the heroin overdose deaths of several teenagers in the American suburb of Plano, Texas. Media ethnography engages numerous individuals ...
Anthropology By the Wire
Anthropology by the Wire is a multi-media research project on urban and visual anthropology in Baltimore that is part of a National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates grant at Towson University. In ...
The Ethnographic Semiotics of a Suburban Moral Panic
(Taylor & Francis, 2007)
This article describes Worth’s notion of ethnographic semiotics as part of an overall strategy employing the anthropology of visual communication in ethnographic research focused on media portrayals of a suburban community ...
"The Anthropology of Media" and "Media Worlds: Anthropology on New Terrain"
(American Ethnological Society, 2004-02)
Book reviews of "Media Worlds: Anthropology on New Terrain". Faye D. Ginsburg, Lila Abu‐Lughod, and Brian Larkin, eds. Berkeley: University of California Press and "The Anthropology of Media: A Reader". Kelly Askew and ...
(Modern Language Association, 2007)
The articles collected for this issue of Critical Arts provide a number of different entrées into the practice of media anthropology while remaining true to the origins of this particular journal by providing a space where ...
Picturing addiction: book review of Righteous dopefiend
(Wiley Blackwell, 2012-10)
Book review for Righteous Dopefiend by Philippe Bourgois and Jeff Schonberg, published by University of California Press in 2009.
Baltimore steel stories
The article offers information on the efforts to chronicle the economic and personal changes people have endured in Baltimore, Maryland, to make sense of their lives and represent the contradictions of capitalism which ...