This fascinating text introduces readers to postcolonial theory using the context of British media culture in ethnic minority communities to explain key ideas and debates. Each chapter considers a specific media output and uses a wealth of examples to offer an absorbing insight into postcolonial media for all students of cultural and media studies.
|Publisher:||Macmillan Education UK|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
ROSALIND BRUNT is Visiting Research Fellow in media studies at Sheffield Hallam University, UK.RINELLA CERElectures in media and communication studies at Sheffield Hallam University, UK.
Table of ContentsPreface.- Notes on contributors.- Postcolonial and media studies: a cognitive mapping; R.Cere .- The Politics of Hip Hop and Cultural Resistance: a British-Asian Perspective; A.Saeed.- Alien Nation: Contemporary Black Artand Britain; L.Wainwright.- Mainstreaming Cultural Diversity: Public Service Policy and British Reality Television; S.Malik.- Voicing the Community: Participation and Change in Black and Minority Ethnic Local UK Radio; C.Mitchell.- From Mosque to YouTube: UK Muslims Go Online; G.Bunt.- 'What a Burkha!': Reflections on the UK Media Coverage of the Sharia Law Controversy; R.Brunt.- Engaging Theory; Making Films: Radical Black Cinema in Britain; C.Shin.- You've Been Framed: Stereotyping and Performativity in Yasmin; P.Morey .- Discourses of Separation: News and Documentary Representations of Muslims in Britain; M.Macdonald.- Debating Contemporary Postcolonial Theory: the Limitations of a Culturalist Approach; C.Pawling.