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Visual Methodologies

Visual Methodologies Visual Anthropology, 22: 77–79, 2009 Copyright # Taylor & Francis Group, LLC ISSN: 0894-9468 print=1545-5920 online DOI: 10.1080/08949460802341985 BOOK REVIEWS Rose, Gillian. Visual Methodologies: An Introduction to the Interpretation of Visual Materials. 2nd ed. London: Sage, 2007; 301 pp. Index, biblio., 35 b&w photos. Visual culture is in a state of expansion, thus creating a need to establish and enhance theoretical methodologies and tools for the analysis of visual culture. Gillian Rose has written a well-structured book on different methods of interpreting visual images and materials. She presents a constructive analy- sis of the many theoretical frameworks in visual culture intertwined with relevant methodologies that provide some detail on how, why, and when one can use visual technologies to support one’s research or be part of one’s research. Her position concerns itself with cultural meaning and power, where she is interested in the ways social subjectivities and relations are pictured in visual images, and how those processes are embedded in power relations. Thus her book is concerned with methodologies used in the analy- ses of how images visualize social difference, how images are looked at, and with ways of seeing. The book begins with a discussion of critical debates http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Visual Anthropology Taylor & Francis

Visual Methodologies

Visual Anthropology , Volume 22 (1): 3 – Jan 1, 2009
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Visual Anthropology, 22: 77–79, 2009 Copyright # Taylor & Francis Group, LLC ISSN: 0894-9468 print=1545-5920 online DOI: 10.1080/08949460802341985 BOOK REVIEWS Rose, Gillian. Visual Methodologies: An Introduction to the Interpretation of Visual Materials. 2nd ed. London: Sage, 2007; 301 pp. Index, biblio., 35 b&w photos. Visual culture is in a state of expansion, thus creating a need to establish and enhance theoretical methodologies and tools for the analysis of visual culture. Gillian Rose has written a well-structured book on different methods of interpreting visual images and materials. She presents a constructive analy- sis of the many theoretical frameworks in visual culture intertwined with relevant methodologies that provide some detail on how, why, and when one can use visual technologies to support one’s research or be part of one’s research. Her position concerns itself with cultural meaning and power, where she is interested in the ways social subjectivities and relations are pictured in visual images, and how those processes are embedded in power relations. Thus her book is concerned with methodologies used in the analy- ses of how images visualize social difference, how images are looked at, and with ways of seeing. The book begins with a discussion of critical debates

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