Coping with Difference: Visual Representation As a Practice for Confronting the Other

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:20 AM
Room: 417
WG03 Visual Sociology (host committee)

Language: English

The session addresses the challenges and advantages of using visual approach to studying and confronting with socially constructed disparities or differences, which can be associated with 1. Different levels of underlying social advantage or position in a social hierarchy; 2. Social advantage or position reflected by economic resources, occupation, education, racial/ethnic group, gender, sexual orientation, and other characteristics associated with greater access to resources, influence, prestige, and social inclusion; 3. Experiences of migration, their triggers and aftermaths.
Session Organizers:
Anna SCHOBER, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany, Jorn AHRENS, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany and Dennis ZUEV, Independent Scholar, Russia
Eric MARGOLIS, Arizona State University, USA
Dee BRITTON, State University of New York, USA
Hong Kong Family Play, Childhood Culture, and Social Reproduction (Oral Presentation)
Kimburley CHOI, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Varieties of Visual ‘Europe' in Images of Illegalized Mobility (Oral Presentation)
Rogier VAN REEKUM, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands

Visualizing Society: Immigrant Integration Expertise As a Sphere of Calculability (Oral Presentation)
Sanne BOERSMA, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Politics of 'other' Women in Indian Cinema (Oral Presentation)
Pranta Pratik PATNAIK, Central University of Rajasthan (India), India

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