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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Intellectual alertness does not automatically include any commitment at all to working for 'racial' and ethnic equity. State— and corporate—sponsored research have indeed often been designed precisely to enable the sting of protest to ...
We only need observe how sadly feminist research has sometimes lost its original ilnpetus through getting enmeshed in the dead ends of academic culture, to see how easily research on ethnic and 'racial' issues, including their media ...
... but media studies as an academic specialization was only widely developed outside the USA and Britain in Australia, Canada, Mexico and Brazil, and in the two latter nations the refusal to acknowledge the force of 'racial' and ethnic ...
One crucial element in the success of race as an ideology has been this taken-for-granted reasonableness of employing racial categories. 'Race' has become a social fact: a self— evident characteristic of human identity and character.
Both the substantive content of racial stereotypes and the ideas which legitimate them vary over time. One example from 1860 may usefully illustrate the point, as a traveler records his experience of a different people: But I am haunted ...
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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