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Alle origini della sociologia visuale: Jacob Riis, il giornalismo fotografico, le immagini nella ricerca sociale
Titolo Rivista: SOCIOLOGIA E RICERCA SOCIALE  
Autori/Curatori: Giuseppina Cersosimo 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2019 Fascicolo: 118 Lingua: Italiano 
Numero pagine:  24 P. 5-28 Dimensione file:  252 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SR2019-118001
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The photographs Jacob Riis took during his investigation on the dramatic conditions of immigrants in New York, have a specific role in the construction of social analysis outside the university, and anticipate, as a method, the analyti-cal approach later developed by visual sociology. The cognitive process thus broadens the tools at its disposal and acquiring new analytical approaches. It is historically coherent with the new characteristics of social transformation and with the presence of new technological products in the society. The develop-ment of visual sociology, consistent with these premises, over time highlights the renewal within the sociological tradition not only of its theoretical focus, but also of its methodological one.

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Giuseppina Cersosimo, in "SOCIOLOGIA E RICERCA SOCIALE " 118/2019, pp. 5-28, DOI:10.3280/SR2019-118001

   

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