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    • Principles of visual anthropology, review 

      Durington, Matthew (Wiley Blackwell, 1997-03)
      The importance of the original publication in 1975 of Paul Hockings' Principles of Visual Anthropology cannot be underestimated. Along with Karl Heider's Ethnographic Film (1976), Hockings' collection is regarded by people ...
    • Dead birds: review 

      Durington, Matthew (Wiley Blackwell, 2006-09)
      Robert Gardner’s many contributions to ethnographic documentary film production are undeniable and problematic. The historical and critical discussions that have surrounded Robert Gardner, and Dead Birds in particular, are ...
    • John Marshall's Kalahari family 

      Durington, Matthew (American Anthropological Association, 2004)
      Throughout his career and through his films, John Marshall has embodied many representational debates in anthropology and ethnographic media production. With "A Kalahari Family," Marshall has provided his most reflexive ...
    • The relationship between power and decision making 

      Blandford, Julie M. (2018-12-14)
      Perceived power affects individual action across all social settings. Higher power individuals have a greater tendency to influence others and make more confident and risky decisions. This study investigates how un-manipulated, ...
    • Gated communities: perspectives on privatized spaces: review essay 

      Durington, Matthew (Wiley, 2011-01)
      Private Cities: Global and Local Perspectives (2006) and Gated Communities (2006) continue a trend in urban studies that focus on recent manifestations of these developments in a variety of global locales. As the editors ...
    • Beethoven's hair 

      Steinbacher, Will (2018-05)
      [From paper] The “Guevara” lock of Beethoven’s Hair is an immense historical discovery that yields insight into the life and death of one of the greatest composers of all time, especially the period of suffering during ...
    • Black women: the forgotten trailblazers 

      Winston, Jiana (2018-05)
      [From paper] The 1960s and 1970s were decades of large-scale upheaval and change in the United States. Several social movements brought about this change, two of the most prominent being the Civil Rights Movement and the ...
    • A Cloud of Witnesses: External Mediation in Frodo’s Journey to Rivendell and Beyond 

      Olson, Carl (The Mythopoeic Society, 2018)
      Applies Rene Girard’s mimetic theory to a study of Frodo’s motivations and role models in the early phases of The Lord of the Rings. Tolkien’s incorporation of extensive background material deepens our understanding of his ...
    • Black representation on campus 

      Sigur, Morgan (2017-12)
      [From paper] In 1966, civil rights leader Stokely Carmichael gave a speech at UC Berkeley where he used the phrase “Black Power” to describe an ideology of racial pride and black autonomy. The phrase “Black Power” had been ...
    • The use of simulation techniques to investigate the effects of conductive hearing loss on the auditory brainstem response 

      Bishop, Molly (2018-11-06)
      A click-evoked Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) was recorded on 28 normal hearing adult participants to determine the effects of different degrees of conductive hearing loss on the response properties of the ABR. Participants ...
    • Do the wrongfully convicted face employment discrimination similar to actual offenders? 

      Applegarth, Heather K. (2018-09-14)
      While the number of exonerations in the United States continues to increase, little research has examined the challenges underlying exonerees’ reintegration into society. Given that exonerees are stigmatized similarly to ...
    • An exploration of leadership within the Church of Scientology 

      Berke, Stephanie Elizabeth (2018-11-02)
      This analysis builds on existing scholarly work that has analyzed the Church of Scientology through the lens of public relations and expanded on how these practices have lent themselves to perpetuating the Church's leadership ...
    • Introduction 

      Durington, Matthew; Green, Lesley J. F. (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 ...
    • Introduction: the stakes of whiteness studies 

      Durington, Matthew (Wiley Blackwell, 2009-04)
      An introduction to a series of essays about racism and whiteness in the U.S. Included are information on anthropology's contribution to critical whiteness studies, the complexity by which whiteness in its various manifestations ...
    • Conference review: AnthropologyCon 2017 

      Collins, Samuel Gerald; Durington, Matthew; Gonzalez-Tennant, Edward; Lorenc, Marc; Mizer, Nick (Wiley-Blackwell, 2018)
      AnthropologyCon 2017 transpired across multiple sites at the annual American Anthropology Association meeting in Washington, DC. The first event included a workshop on “Anthropology of/through Games” on Thursday afternoon, ...
    • Divergent and similar experiences of 'gating' in South Africa: Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town 

      Lemanski, Charlotte; Landman, Karina; Durington, Matthew (Springer Nature, 2008)
      The last 20 years has witnessed an explosion not only in the growth of private residential territories throughout the world, but also in the literature addressing them. The majority of research is centred on experiences ...
    • Picturing addiction: book review of Righteous dopefiend 

      Durington, Matthew; Demyan, Natalie (Wiley Blackwell, 2009)
      Book review for Righteous Dopefiend by Philippe Bourgois and Jeff Schonberg, published by University of California Press in 2009.
    • Race, space and place in suburban Durban: an ethnographic assessment of gated community environments and residents 

      Durington, Matthew (Springer, 2006)
      This paper explores gated community culture and development in the suburbs of North Durban in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. Using perspectives from the anthropology of space and place as a theoretical and ...
    • Baltimore steel stories 

      Durington, Matthew; Collins, Samuel Gerald; Rines, Cameron (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015-11)
      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 ...
    • Multimodality: an invitation 

      Collins, Samuel Gerald; Durington, Matthew; Collins, Samuel Gerald (American Anthropological Association, 2017-01-12)