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Towards a "visual turn" in urban studies? Photographic approaches

Sylvaine Conord, Cécile Cuny

Abstract


How do researchers use photography in contemporary urban studies? What methodological and epistemological problems does it rise? How does photography change the conditions, rules, objectives and formats of urban knowledge? After a brief historical overview, the editorial presents how the five contributions of this issue answer these questions.

Keywords


photography; urban studies; methods; image; city

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12835/ve2014.1-0028

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ISSN Print 2499-9288
ISSN Online 2281-1605
Publisher Altrimedia Edizioni
Patronage University of Basilicata, Italy
Web Leonardo Di Benedetto



Periodico registrato presso il Tribunale di Matera, numero di registrazione 2/2014