Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture

Authors: Marita Sturken and Lisa Cartwright

Published: Oxford University Press, 2017 (3rd ed.)

Practices of Looking, third rdition, bridges visual, communication, media, and cultural studies to investigate how images and the activity of looking carry meaning within and between different arenas in everyday life.

The third edition has been updated to represent the contemporary visual cultural landscape and includes topics like the increasingly rapid global circulation of media, the rise of design and DIY cultures, digital media art and activism, and challenges to photojournalism and news media.

Challenging yet accessible, Practices of Looking is ideal for courses across a range of disciplines.

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Cover of Marita Sturken and Lisa Cartwritgh's book Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture. Cover contains authors and title in black text against a white background and several photos: one of a grey and blue swirling art work, and three of brown and white and gold architecture that is difficult to discern

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