Handbook of Visual Analysis by Theo Van Leeuwen
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Handbook of Visual Analysis
By Theo Van Leeuwen

The Handbook of Visual Analysis

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Handbook of Visual Analysis by Theo Van Leeuwen

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The Handbook of Visual Analysis is a rich methodological resource for students, academics, researchers and professionals interested in investigating the visual representation of socially significant issues. The Handbook: * Offers a wide-range of methods for visual analysis: content analysis, historical analysis, structuralist analysis, iconography, psychoanalysis, social semiotic analysis, film analysis and ethnomethodology * Shows how each method can be applied for the purposes of specific research projects. * Exemplifies each approach through detailed analyses of a variety of data, including, newspaper images, family photos, drawings, art works and cartoons. * Includes examples from the authors' own research and professional practice. The Handbook of Visual Analysis which demonstrates the importance of visual data within the social sciences offers an essential guide to those working in a range of disciplines including: media and communication studies, sociology, anthropology, education, psychoanalysis, and health studies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780761964773
ISBN-10: 0761964770
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 174mm x 12mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Oct-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Language of Colour by Theo Van Leeuwen Language of Colour, Hardback (December 2010)

Offers a fresh approach to the study of colour. This title covers: a brief history of the meanings of colour; the relationship between language and colour names within a cultural context; corporate uses of colour; and, the meaning of colour in everyday life.

Voice by Theo Van Leeuwen Voice, Hardback (September 2010)

Perspectives on the voice and technology, from discussions of voice mail and podcasts to reflections on dance and sound poetry.

Language of New Media Design by Theo Van Leeuwen Language of New Media Design, Paperback (July 2008)

Presents methods on the design and analysis of a variety of non-linear texts, from websites to CD-ROMs. This book explores a range of models for analyzing and constructing multimedia products. For various models, it outlines the theoretical background and demonstrates usage from students' coursework such as websites and other multimedia products.

Discourse and Practice by Theo Van Leeuwen Discourse and Practice, Paperback (May 2008)

This book presents a new theory of discourse, arguing that our understanding of texts ultimately rests on our practices and on what we do. It will be welcomed by students and researchers looking for a form of discourse analysis that is explicit and methodical as well as socially and critically relevant.

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Author Biography - Theo Van Leeuwen

Before becoming an academic, Theo van Leeuwen worked as a film and television producer, scriptwriter and director in his native Holland and in Australia. He studied linguistics and semiotics at Macquarie and Sydney University and at the CETSAS in Paris. He has worked at Macquarie University, the University of the Arts (London), and Cardiff University, and lectured at many other Universities throughout the world. He is now Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UTS. He has written many books and articles on discourse analysis, visual communication and multimodality. His most recent book is Introducing Social Semiotics (Routledge, 2005) and he is currently working on Global Media Discourse, to be published with Routledge in 2007. He is also editor of the journal Visual Communication. My research interests centre around three areas of specialization: 1) Research theory and methodologies: Visual and Multimodal research and and Video-based research 2) Technology mediated teaching and learning: notably its affect on classroom practices, and subject knowledge 3) Multimodal school based research: with a focus on urban schooling, identities, policy and curriculum Recent research project areas include: the development of multimodal methods for researching digital data and environments, the effects of government technology initiatives on learning in the secondary school and the home, and the changing practices of teaching and learning in the classroom.

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