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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It is always invidious to single out some for explicit mention whilst failing to similarly identify others. However, in this case there are two colleagues and friends whose support and input unequivocally demands recognition.
... whilst at the same time blaming minority ethnic Americans for failing to prosper in democratic America. ... the great virtue of allowing for the recognition of extensive inequalities between categories of people whilst deflecting ...
Mass Media as Institutions: an Initial Foray Whilst a knowledge of the variety of manifestations of racism may facilitate an examination of racism within the output of the mass media, this would not exhaust the research task.
'Race' then, whilst being biologically and genetically irrelevant, is a social fact. Though a scientifically spurious way of differentiating between human beings, it is real enough in its consequences. As a social construct race is ...
New criteria can be introduced and established whilst others can be allowed to lapse without causing a catastrophically radical redefinition of the boundary. Each marker is a contingent part of an interactive whole.
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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