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The Anthropology of Media

A Reader (Blackwell Readers in Anthropology)

by Richard Wilk

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsKelly Askew (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7610251M
ISBN 100631220933
ISBN 109780631220930

In , in a comprehensive review essay, Debra Spitulnik invoked the insights of Stuart Hall 1 and other sociologically grounded media scholars to call for more engagement by anthropologists with “mass media as vehicles of culture, as modes of imagining and imaging communities” (Spitulnik, , p. ). Years later, a fertile domain of study—the anthropology of media—has emerged. Anthropology looks at humans as something complex in terms of physical, emotional, social, and cultural complexity. Anthropology also refers to the science of humans and their culture. Discover.

This is a formal account of the structure and organization of a large Japanese advertising agency. Based on a year's fieldwork in a Tokyo-based agency, the book presents a case study of an advertising campaign to outline the complex relations that exist both between different division (Account, Planning, Marketing, Creative) within an advertising agency, and between the agency and the client. Digital ethnography, as we define it in this book, is a method for representing real-life cultures through combining the characteristic features of digital media with the elements of story. These projects use the expressive and procedural potential of computer-based storytelling to enable audiences to go beyond absorbing facts about another.

I received a BA in Anthropology from Durham University, England, and a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania. My first book, Embroidering Lives: Women’s Work and Skill in the Lucknow Embroidery Industry, was published by SUNY Press in , and my second book, Fashioning Bollywood: The Making and Meaning of Costumes in the Hindi Film Industry, was published by . These influences have carried semiotics from linguistics and philosophy into anthropology, literary studies, film studies, mass media studies, advertising, marketing, and visual studies. Intellectual movements such as modernism, post-structuralism, and postmodernism can be related to it as well.


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