Practices of Looking
  • Release Date : 20 September 2021
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 490 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 019026571X
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Download or read book entitled Practices of Looking by author: Marita Sturken which was release on 20 September 2021 and published by Oxford University Press, USA with total page 490 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Visual culture is central to how we communicate. Our lives are dominated by images and by visual technologies that allow for the local and global circulation of ideas, information, and politics. In this increasingly visual world, how can we best decipher and understand the many ways that our everyday lives are organized around looking practices and the many images we encounter each day? Now in a new edition, Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture provides a comprehensive and engaging overview of how we understand a wide array of visual media and how we use images to express ourselves, to communicate, to play, and to learn. Marita Sturken and Lisa Cartwright--two leading scholars in the emergent and dynamic field of visual culture and communication--examine the diverse range of approaches to visual analysis and lead students through key theories and