Representing Race: Racisms, Ethnicity and the Media
"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:
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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In writing Chapter 5, The Distinctive Challenge q' Indigeneity, Dr Lia Markelin, who was the Doctoral Research Fellow on the University of Bradford Ethnicity and Social Policy Research Unit's Sami Media Project, has been a source of ...
Consequently, one of the ambitions of this chapter is to explicitly explore the historical bases and current manifestations of racism. If racism is a formally unacceptable means of defining and constituting collective identities, ...
As the chapters successively expand this process, the complexity of racialization will be cumulatively revealed, and the necessity of a sophisticated interdisciplinary understanding of the phenomenon will be underscored.
... and iconography can similarly provide the means of cosmetically erasing explicit racist imagery, whilst still effectively transmitting racist messages.3 (The issue of representation will be developed further in the next chapter.) ...
As we will elaborate more fully in Chapter 2, the simple logics of early media content analysis have been necessarily superceded by post-colonial analyses and a variety of approaches to discourse analysis. Unfortunately, the more subtle ...
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Achievements and Limitations
8 Communities of Practice and the Cultures of Media Production
9 The MultiEthnic Public Sphere and Differentiated Citizenship