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background image Monday, September 19, 2016 THEORIES OF SOCIOLOGY A. Images 1. Images represent social realities and at the same time,  shape the ways people think and interact.  2. Inner images or mental imagination, physical expressionists  such as bodily performance or a view of the “world as image” B. Visual Logic 1. C. Sociology of Images 1. First, an adequate sociology of images should not exclusively focus on how best to interpret and use an image in social 
sciences. 
2. Second, a sociology of images should not just reveal  structure of meaning but also look at practices. It must 
include the social practices constructing and using images in 
its analysis. By doing so, it may draw on works in the social 
studies of science. 
3. Finally, an analysis of the cultural condition’s and meaning of images must reflect their materiality. Scientific and other 
images thus have to be analyzed in their material, visual and
social dimensions. 
D. PhotoJournalism 1. Photojournalism is what journalists do, producing images as  part of the work of getting out daily newspapers and weekly 
news magazines. What is photojournalism commonly 
supposed to be? Unbiased Factual complete attention
E. Documentary Photography The third 
dimension of 
an images’ 
versatility- the 
visual 
persuaveness
The second 
dimension- the
visual 
performance
The first 
dimension- the
visual value- 
refers to the 
non-discursive 
characteristic 
of images

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School: Dean College
Department: Engineering
Course: Visual Sociology
Professor: Professor Holster
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: sociology and visual
Name: Practice Upload
Description: Practice Upload
Uploaded: 09/19/2016
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