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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 ...
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 ...
Teaching Somewhat Serious Games
(American Anthropological Association, 2017-11)
Durington writes, "I am biased to the awkward moments in ethnography when anthropologists are put into sticky situations and ethical dilemmas. These moments are often the crux of fieldwork and their successful navigation ...
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 ...
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 ...