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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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 ...
It is possible to approach an exploration of racism through a systematic analysis of the race categories in circulation and the stereotypical attributes attached to members of each 'race'. This process reveals the content of 'race' ...
The psychological literature on stereotyping persuasively suggests that inter-group cognition is inherently biased (Brown, 1995). Consequently, any attempt to map the elements of racist stereotypes in media content must be subtle and ...
In essence, this is presented as an irrational hostility supported by strongly held stereotypes. It is a form of self—sustaining cognitive strategy: 0 Because we avoid those we dislike and are consequently unlikely to disprove our ...
0 When we are forced to admit that someone does not fit the stereotype we do not correct the stereotype. Rather, in Allport's words, we 'fence them off'. They are the exceptions that prove the rule. When prejudices are widely shared, ...
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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