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David MitchellDavid Mitchell's newest mind-bending, time-skipping novel may be his most accomplished work yet. Written in six sections, one per decade, The Bone... Continue »
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    The Bone Clocks

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Practices of Looking : an Introduction To Visual Culture (2ND 09 Edition) by Marita Sturken
Practices of Looking : an Introduction To Visual Culture (2ND 09 Edition)

gabriellepeipei, January 9, 2013

This book is awesome.The book analyzes the nine problem, it is respectively: 1. See practices: image, power and politics; 2. Visitors make meaning; 3. Watch, power and knowledge; 4. Copy and visual technology; 5. Mass media and public areas; 6. Consumption society and desire of production; 7. Postmodernism and mass culture; 8. Scientific look and see science; 9. The visual culture of the global trend. The visual culture institute concern focused on the visual and social cultural influence. In other words, the visual culture is to put the visual experience of social construction process as a basic subject. In the western academia, due to the influence of foucault, visual culture research special attention to class, gender, race and other social relations appear power relationship and identity construction. In a short, we live in an era of visual culture, the visual for every one person is not a natural process, but a penetration the complicated social and cultural power restriction process. We through the visual and others and cultural communication, the communication process of the social culture of various values.
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