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    • Principles of visual anthropology, review 

      Durington, Matthew Slover (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 ...
    • Push it along: on not making an ethnographic film in Baltimore 

      Durington, Matthew Slover; Collins, Samuel; Randolph, Niajea; Young, Logan (American Anthropological Association, 2017-06-09)
      Perhaps the most demonized group following the uprising that occurred after the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore were the youth of the city. As ethnographers working in the same neighborhoods where the Baltimore Uprising ...
    • Race, space and place in suburban Durban: an ethnographic assessment of gated community environments and residents 

      Durington, Matthew Slover (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 ...
    • Rationalized authenticity and the transnational spread of intangible cultural heritage 

      Elliott, Michael A.; DeSoucey, Michaela; Schmutz, Vaughn (Elsevier, 2019-08)
      The 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage was adopted by UNESCO to enshrine and preserve exemplars of the intangible heritage of humanity – practices, traditions, and cultural expressions ...
    • Suburban Fear, Media and Gated Communities in Durban, South Africa 

      Durington, Matthew Slover (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 ...
    • Teaching Baltimore Together: Building Thematic Cooperation Between Classes 

      Collins, Samuel Gerald; Durington, Matthew Slover; Fabricant, Nicole (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 ...
    • Teaching Somewhat Serious Games 

      Durington, Matthew Slover (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 ...
    • Tourism and sustainability in the evaluation of World Heritage sites, 1980-2010 

      Elliott, Michael A.; Schmutz, Vaughn (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2016-03-10)
      At present, there are myriad concerns about tourism and sustainability at cultural and natural world heritage sites. Based on an analysis of 811 evaluations written between 1980 and 2010 by two official advisory bodies to ...
    • World heritage and the scientific consecration of ‘outstanding universal value’ 

      Elliott, Michael A.; Schmutz, Vaughn (Sage Publications, 2017-04-25)
      Since World War II, the world heritage movement generated widespread support for preserving various sites of natural and cultural significance deemed to have outstanding universal value (OUV) for humanity. While the ...
    • World heritage: constructing a universal cultural order 

      Elliott, Michael A.; Schmutz, Vaughn (Elsevier, 2012-06)
      Since the late 1970s, the formal designation of world heritage sites has grown exponentially. Today, there are over 900 such designations bestowed upon national treasures from every corner of the globe, which are believed ...