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Cultural Representations and Signifying Practices
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updates and refreshes the approaches to representation, signalling key developments in the field
addresses the emergence of new technologies, media formats, politics and theories
includes an entirely new chapter on celebrity culture and reality TV
offers new exercises, readings, images and examples for a new generation of students
This book once again provides an indispensible resource for students and teachers in cultural and media studies.
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This is simply a magnificent collection of chapters, laced together under the guiding light of Stuart Hall's outstanding scholarship. The chapters each exemplify the very best modes of cultural studies writing, theoretically informed, lucid, vividly alive and relevant to students and to general readers across the arts, humanities and social sciences. New material by Stuart Hall is particularly welcome, and will be much appreciated given his key role in the development of post-colonial as well as cultural studies. In particular we see Hall lay out the conceptual groundwork for an extensive study of the media from the viewpoint of 'race' and ethnicity.
Professor of Communications, Goldsmiths, University of London
The second edition of Representation should enable it to speak to new generations of students and to continue to serve as the authoritative introduction to the theories and politics of meaning and representation in cultural studies. Anyone interested in these matters, whether student, teacher or simply curious intellect, will be glad for the time spent reading this book.
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Senior Editor of the journal Cultural Studies
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Stuart Hall was born and raised in Jamaica and arrived in Britain on a Rhodes scholarship to Oxford in 1950. In 1958, he left his PhD on Henry James to found the New Left Review, which did much to open a debate about immigration and the politics of identity. Along with Raymond Williams and Richard Hoggart he established the first Cultural Studies programme at a British university in Birmingham in 1964, bringing the study of popular culture into the understanding of political and social change.After spending more than four decades as one of the UKs leading public intellectuals, Hall retired from formal academic life in 1997 and since then has continued to devote himself to questions of representation, creativity and difference. He became the chair of two foundations, Iniva, the Institute of International Visual Arts, and Autograph ABP, which seeks to promote photographers from culturally diverse backgrounds, and championed the opening of Inivas new Rivington Place arts complex in east London in 2007. Jessica Evans is Senior Lecturer in Cultural & Media Studies at the Open University. Professor Sean Nixon is Head of the Department of Sociology and Director of MA Advertising and Marketing and the Media. at the University of Essex.
The Work of Representation - Stuart Hall The Range of Reality: Documentary Film and Television - Frances Bonner The Poetics and Politics of Exhibiting Other Cultures - Henrietta Lidchi The Spectacle of the 'Other' - Stuart Hall Exhibiting Masculinity - Sean Nixon Genre and Gender: The Case of Soap Opera - Christine Gledhill and Vicki Ball