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Title Radio fields : anthropology and wireless sound in the 21st century / edited by Lucas Bessire and Daniel Fisher ; with an afterword by Faye Ginsburg.

Imprint New York : New York University Press, 2012.


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 Axe JSTOR eBook (C-19)  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (296 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: Radio Fields; 2 Aurality under Democracy: Cultural History of FM Radio and Ideologies of Voice in Nepal; 3 From the Studio to the Street: Producing the Voice in Indigenous Australia; 4 Editing the Nation: How Radio Engineers Encode Israeli National Imaginaries; 5 Reconsidering Muslim Authority: Female "Preachers" and the Ambiguities of Radio-Mediated Sermonizing in Mali; 6 Community and Indigenous Radio in Oaxaca: Testimony and Participatory Democracy; 7 The Cultural Politics of Radio: Two Views from the Warlpiri Public Sphere.
8 Frequencies of Transgression: Notes on the Politics of Excess and Constraint among Mexican Free Radios9 "Foreign Voices": Multicultural Broadcasting and Immigrant Representation at Germany's Radio MultiKulti; 10 "We Go Above": Media Metaphysics and Making Moral Life on Ayoreo Two-Way Radio; 11 Appalachian Radio Prayers: The Prosthesis of the Holy Ghost and the Drive to Tactility; 12 Radio in the (i)Home: Changing Experiences of Domestic Audio Technologies in Britain.
13 "A House of Wires upon Wires": Sensuous and Linguistic Entanglements of Evidence and Epistemologies in the Study of Radio CultureRadio Fields: An Afterword; About the Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Summary Radio is the most widespread electronic medium in the world today. As a form of technology that is both durable and relatively cheap, radio remains central to the everyday lives of billions of people around the globe. It is used as a call for prayer in Argentina and Appalachia, to organize political protest in Mexico and Libya, and for wartime communication in Iraq and Afghanistan. In urban centers it is played constantly in shopping malls, waiting rooms, and classrooms. Yet despite its omnipresence, it remains the media form least studied by anthropologists. Radio Fields employs ethnographi.
Subject Technology -- Anthropological aspects.
Communication and culture -- History -- 21st century.
Radio -- History -- 21st century.
Communication in anthropology -- History -- 21st century.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- General.
Chronological Term 2000-2099
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Fisher, Daniel.
Bessire, Lucas.
Other Form: Print version: 9780814771679 081477167X (DLC) 2012024953
ISBN 9780814769935 (electronic bk.)
0814769934 (electronic bk.)
9780814771679 (cl ; alk. paper)
9780814738191 (pb ; alk. paper)
0814738192 (pb ; alk. paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000050635438
DEBBG BV043067000
DEBBG BV043774974
DEBSZ 397421974
DEBSZ 421309032
DEBSZ 449331768
DEBSZ 456510974
NZ1 15317576

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