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Adjusting the contrast : British television and constructs of race

Adjusting the contrast : British television and constructs of race

Author: Sarita Malik; Darrell M Newton
Publisher: Manchester Manchester University Press 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume looks at a range of texts and practices thataddress race and its relationship with television. It explores televisionpolicy and the management of race, how transnationalism can diminish  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Druck-Ausgabe, Hardcover
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarita Malik; Darrell M Newton
ISBN: 9781526100986 1526100983 9781526143600 1526143607
OCLC Number: 1164633191
Notes: First published by Manchester University Press in hardback 2017.
Description: xii, 212 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction - Sarita Malik and Darrell M. Newton1 A little Brit different? BBC America and transnational constructs of Britishness - Darrell M. Newton2 Scheduling race - Anamik Saha3 Reframing the 1950s: race and representation in recent British television - James Burton4 Black British drama, losses and gains: the case of Shoot the Messenger - Sarita Malik5 The iconic ghetto on British television: Black representation and Top Boy - Kehinde Andrews6 Whiteness, normativity and the ongoing racial Other: imperial fictions: Doctor Who, post-racial slavery and other liberal humanist fantasies - Susana Loza7 Myth of a multicultural England in BBC's Luther - Nicole M. Jackson8 Framing The Fosters: jokes, racism and Black and Asian voices in British comedy television - Gavin SchafferIndex -- .
Responsibility: edited by Sarita Malik and Darrell M. Newton.


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'Adjusting the Contrast makes a meaningful intervention into the whiteness that historically characterises much of UK television studies [...]with this rigorous, engaging and eclectic collection, Read more...

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