Chapter 19. Dilemmas of the Witness

  1. Mark D. Jacobs and
  2. Nancy Weiss Hanrahan
  1. Robin Wagener Pacifici

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996744.ch20

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Culture

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Culture

How to Cite

Pacifici, R. W. (2005) Dilemmas of the Witness, in The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Culture (eds M. D. Jacobs and N. W. Hanrahan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996744.ch20

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631231745

Online ISBN: 9780470996744

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Keywords:

  • witness;
  • historical transformation;
  • liminality;
  • religious fundamentalism;
  • globalization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What Is a Witness?

  • Where Is the Witness?

  • The Visual Order of the Witness

  • What Does the Witness Do?

  • Signatories to the Scene