Representing Race: Racisms, Ethnicity and the Media

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SAGE, 1. feb. 2005 - 256 sider
"Well-informed, thoughtful and transnational in its perspectives, Downing and Husband′s work is likely to become the key text in the field. The book is essential reading for anyone interested in the politics of race and representation."
- Professor Daya K. Thussu, University of Westminster

The media play a diverse and significant role in the practical expression of racism and in the everyday politics of ethnicity. Written by two veterans of research on media and ′race′, this book offers a fresh comparative analyses of the issues and sets out the key agendas for future study. Representing Race - Racisms, Ethnicities and Media:
  • Provides a conceptual framework for understanding the role of the media.
  • Addresses a number of pressing political concerns including ′racial′ justice and the drift to the Right.
  • Includes a wide range of examples from Britain, the USA, Europe, and Australia.
  • Analyzes the growth of indigenous people′s media.
  • Assesses current strategies for reforming professional media practice in this sphere.

Drawing on years of research, this book provides both a major intervention in the debate, as well as a comprehensive introduction to the area. It will be required reading for anyone interested in race, representation and the media.

 

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Indhold

Definitions and Issues
1
2 Research on Racism Ethnicity and Media
25
3 Racism and the Media of the Extremist Right
60
Comparative Perspectives
86
5 The Distinctive Challenge of Indigeneity
122
6 Media Monitoring and Codes of Practice
145
Achievements and Limitations
160
8 Communities of Practice and the Cultures of Media Production
175
9 The MultiEthnic Public Sphere and Differentiated Citizenship
194
References
219
Index
239
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Om forfatteren (2005)

John Downing is Professor in the Department of Radio-Television-Film at the Univeristy of Texas, Austin. He is a co-editor of Questioning the Media (1990) and has contributed to the journals Media, Culture & Society and Discourse & Society

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