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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... however distortedly, have been common in the US national news. Intermittent urban explosions acted via their media coverage - to quote Dr Martin Luther King - as 'the voice of the unheard.' Examples come from the USA and beyond.
Faced with the 'blooming, buzzing, confusion' of the physical world we learn to process stimuli and, amongst other things, to reduce continuous dimensions into bi-polar categories, for example, 'length' or 'brightness', ...
One example from 1860 may usefully illustrate the point, as a traveler records his experience of a different people: But I am haunted by the human chimpanzees I saw along that hundred miles of horrible country.
For example, in the British context the word 'immigrant' has a long history of having a racialized significance (Hartmann and Husband, 1974). And the variant, 'illegal immigrant', very strongly conveys a routinized sense of alien threat ...
There is a strong debate around the casual and inappropriate invocation of the language of institutional racism (see for example, Miles, 1989) and it remains an ever-present requirement to demonstrate the dynamic interaction of racial ...
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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