Dr. Schwarz Ori

Dr. Schwarz Ori
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Refereed Journal Articles:

Schwarz, Ori (2017) 'Cultures of Choice: Towards a sociology of choice as a cultural phenomenon', British Journal of Sociology, DOI: 10.1111/1468-4446.12305

18. Schwarz, Ori (2017) '"Everything is Designed to Make an Impression": the moralization of aesthetic judgment and the hedonistic ethic of authenticity', European Journal of Cultural Studies.

17. Schwarz, Ori and Guy Shani (2016) 'Culture in mediated interaction: Political defriending on Facebook and the limits of networked individualism', American Journal of Cultural Sociology 4(3): 385–421.

Schwarz, Ori (2016) 'The Sociology of Fancy-Schmancy: The notion of "farterism" and cultural evaluation under the regime of radical suspicion', Cultural Sociology 10 (2): 141-159.*

* 2017 winner of the SAGE Prize for Innovation and/or Excellence, awarded by the British Sociological Association and Sage Publications.

Schwarz, Ori (2016) 'The Symbolic Economy of Authenticity as a Form of Symbolic Violence: The Case of Middle-class Ethnic Minorities', Distinktion: Journal of Social Theory 17(1): 2-19

Schwarz, Ori (2015) 'The Sound of Stigmatization: Sonic habitus, sonic styles, and boundary work in an urban slum', American Journal of Sociology 121(1):205-242.*

* 2016 winner of the Louis Guttman Best Article Prize, awarded by the Israeli Sociological Society.

Schwarz, Ori (2014) '”Very Ashkenazi Iraqis”: On authenticity, class boundaries, and the metaphoricity of ethnic language in Israel', Theory & Criticism 43:103-130 [in Hebrew].

Schwarz, Ori (2014) 'Arab Sounds in a Contested Space: Life Quality, Cultural Hierarchies and National Silencing, Ethnic & Racial Studies 37(11):2034-2054.

Schwarz, Ori (2014) 'The Past Next Door: Neighborly Relations with Digital Memory-Artifacts', Memory Studies 7:1, DOI: 10.1177/1750698013490591.

Schwarz, Ori (2013) 'Bending Forward, one Step Backward: On the Sociology of Tasting Techniques', Cultural Sociology, DOI: 10.1177/1749975513480957.

Schwarz, Ori (2013) 'Arab Sounds in a Contested Space: Life Quality, Cultural Hierarchies and National Silencing, Ethnic & Racial Studies, DOI: 10.1080/01419870.2013.786109.

Schwarz, Ori (2013) 'Dead Honest Judgments: emotional expression, sonic styles and evaluating sounds of mourning in late modernity',  American Journal of Cultural Sociology 2(1):153-185.

Schwarz, Ori (2013) 'What Should Nature Sound Like? Techniques of engagement with nature sites and sonic preferences of Israeli visitors',  Annals of Tourism Research 42: 382-401.

Schwarz, Ori (2012) 'The New Hunter Gatherers: Making Human Interaction Productive in the Network Society’, Theory, Culture & Society 29(6): 78-98.

Schwarz, Ori (2011) 'Who Moved my Conversation? Instant Messaging, Intertextuality, and New Regimes of Intimacy and Truth', Media, Culture & Society 33(1): 71-87.

Schwarz, Ori (2010d) 'Going to Bed with a Camera: On the Visualisation of Sexuality and the Production of Knowledge', International Journal of Cultural Studies 13(6): 637-656.

Schwarz, Ori (2010c) 'Praying with a Camera-phone: Mediation and Transformation in Jewish Rituals', Culture & Religion 11(3): 177-194.

Schwarz, Ori (2010b) 'Negotiating Romance in Front of the Lens',  Visual Communication 9(2): 151-169.

Schwarz, Ori (2010a) 'On Friendship, Boobs and the Logic of the Catalogue: Online Self-Portraits as a Means for the Exchange of Capital', Convergence 16(2):163-183.

Schwarz, Ori (2009) 'Good Young Nostalgia: Camera Phones and Technologies of Self among Israeli Youths', Journal of Consumer Culture 9(3): 348–376, reprinted in: 12a. Hughes, Jason  and John Goodwin (in press) Documentary & Archival Research, London: Sage.*

            * reprinted in: Hughes, Jason and John Goodwin (2014) Documentary & Archival Research, vol.3, London: Sage.

Books Chapters:

Schwarz, Ori (2017) 'Emotional Ear Drops: the Music Industry and Technologies of Emotional Management', in Eva Illouz (ed.) Emotions as Commodities: Capitalism, Consumption and Authenticity, London: Routledge.*

            *German translation: Schwarz, Ori (Forthcoming 2018), 'Emotionale Ohrentropfen: Die Musikindustrie und  die Technologien der Gefühlssteuerung', in Eva Illouz (ed.) Wa(h)re Gefühle: Authentizität im Konsumkapitalismus, Frankfurt: Suhrkamp.

Schwarz, Ori (2011) 'Place Beyond Place: on Artifacts, Religious Technologies, and the Mediation of the Sacred Place', In Daniel R. Schwartz & Zeev Weiss (eds.), Was 70 C.E. Really a Watershed in Jewish History?, Leiden: Brill.


Book Reviews:

Schwarz, Ori (2015) Points of Reference: Changing Identities and Social Positioning in Israeli Society, Shavit, Ze'ev, Orna Sasson-Levy, and Guy Ben-Porat (eds), 2014, reviewed in Israeli Sociology 16(2):199-201 [in Hebrew].

Schwarz, Ori (2010) The Inner History of Devices, S. Turkle (ed.), 2008, reviewed in Cultural Sociology 4(2):312-315.