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.
Additionally, both Lia and I would wish to record our thanks to the very many persons in Sami media and political life whose generosity, openness and commitment made that research both possible and so rewarding. Equally, in writing ...
Equally, the different historical experiences of nation-building must be factored in to any understanding of contemporary ideologies of 'race'. We have explicitly cautioned against reducing all manifestations of racism to individual ...
... and subsequently on its media diffusion, rather than on a concept applied purely in media research, but we shall see below that the selection and use of particular concepts in studies of media content equally 26 Representing 'Race'
use of particular concepts in studies of media content equally have very practical consequences. We turn first to methods of textual analysis, their implications and effects. Content Analysis and the Symptomatic Reading Content analysis ...
In cinema, television, video games, press photos and advertising, the simple presence/absence of people of color in frame is immediately an issue, even before we address the equally significant question of the roles they play.
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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