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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They in turn were pivotal to sustained economic growth thereafter.6 Subsequently, links between media representation of African, Asian, Latin American and Middle Eastern nations and of their emigrants within metropolitan countries, ...
... 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 representation, may go down exactly the same dismal path.
Thus: Such concepts [as race] are essentially metaphors for institutionalized social relationships that combine processes of exploitation and domination, on the one hand, with processes of subjection and representation, that is, ...
Visual codes 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 ...
... research and by a genre of migrant literature. A political economy of the media that addresses the institutional dynamics of ethnic representation is a necessary adjunct to any 'Race' and Ethnicity: Definitions and Issues 19.
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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