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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, UK 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 - Introduces and evaluates key conceptual issues - Provides a conceptual framework for understanding the role of the media - Addresses a number of pressing political concerns including 'racial'justice and the drift to the Right - Includes a wide range of contemporary examples from Britain, the USA, Europe, Australia. - Analyzes the growth of indigenous people's media - Compares media representations of 'race', 'religion', 'tribe', and 'nationality' - Assesses current strategies for reforming professional media practice in this sphere. Drawing on years of research, this book provides both a major intervention in the debate, as well as a comprehensive introduction to the area. As such, it will be required reading for anyone interested in 'race', representation and the media.
|Utgitt||2005||Forfatter||Charles Husband, John D. H. Downing|
Sage Publications Ltd
|Antall sider||256||Dimensjoner||15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1,3cm|
|Vekt||364 gram||Leverandør||Bertram Trading Ltd|
|Emner og form||Media studies, Ethnic studies, Social discrimination & inequality|