• Dianne Hagaman: How I Learned Not To Be a Photojournalist (1996, Kentucky: ISBN: 978-0813108704) 
  • Catherine Lutz & Jane Collins: Reading National Geographic  (1993, Chicago; ISBN: 978-0226497242)
  • Spickard, James V. et al: Personal Knowledge and Beyond (2002, NYU; ISBN: 978-0814798034)
Articles and book chapters on Library Reserve:
  • Asch, Timothy & Asch, Patsy: “Film in Ethnographic Research”
  • Baber, Katherine & James Spickard: “Crafting Culture: ‘Tradition’, Art, and Music in Disney’s ‘It’s a Small World’”
  • Birckhead, Jim:  “Reading ‘Snake Handling’: Critical Reflections”
  • Carpenter, Edmund: “The Tribal Terror of Self-Awareness”
  • Hagaman, Dianne: “The Joy of Victory, the Agony of Defeat: Stereotypes in Newspaper Sports Feature Photographs” 
  • Lomax: “Audio-Visual Tools for Analyzing Cultural Style”
  • MacDougall, David: “Beyond Observational Cinema”
  • McCarty, Mark:  “McCarty’s Law and How to Break It”
  • Orsi, Robert: “Snakes Alive”.
  • Nelson, Diane:  “Maya Hackers and the Cyberspatialized Nation-State: Modernity, Ethnostalgia, and a Lizard Queen in Guatemala” (note: this is my all-time favorite journal article title.)
  • Sontag, Susan: “America, Seen Through Photographs, Darkly”
  • Spickard, James: “Disciplinary Conflicts in the Study of Religions: Anthropology, Sociology, and ‘Lines in the Sand’”
  • Spickard, James: “Ritual, Symbol, and Experience: Understanding Catholic Worker House Masses”
  • Van Maanen, John: “Displacing Disney: Some notes in the flow of culture.”  Qualitative Sociology 15/1: 5-35, 1992.
  • Van Maanen, John: “The Smile Factory: Work at Disneyland,” from Reframing Organizational Culture, edited by Peter J. Frost, et al., pp. 58–76.  Sage, 1990.
  • Worth, Sol and John Adair: “How Do People Structure Reality Through Film?”
  • Young, Colin: “Observational Cinema”