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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5 It may be that the difference between the earlier expression of research interest in media and 'race' in Britain than in the USA had its source partly in academic fashions. That is, the dominant assumption in the US academy throughout ...
It necessarily begins from a series of assertions that are not routinely consistent with the dominant political values, and particularly the practice, of most nation states. 0 It starts from an assertion that 'races' are a social ...
Institutional racism begins to enter into an organization when the institutional routines reflect the interests of only one dominant group. Importantly, these discriminatory routines remain undetected and unchallenged because of ...
... or indeed current, exploitative ethnic relations with other peoples and communities are by no means unnecessary or irrelevant for members of contemporary ethnic communities who enjoy positions of relative dominance and privilege.
The roots of the creditability of contemporary racism are to be found in the sedimented beliefs that have been laid down as nations and peoples made sense of their behavior in relation to the dominant ideas of their time.
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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