Representation (Key Ideas in Media & Cultural Studies) by Jenny Kidd

By Jenny Kidd

Written specifically for undergraduate scholars, Representation synthesises and updates our understandings of illustration - and the instruments for its research - to be used within the new mediascape.

Jenny Kidd makes use of an enticing diversity of present examples and a full of life sort to discover a few key questions reflecting latest and modern debates approximately illustration.

These key questions comprise: Who ‘owns’ and manages representations? Whose realities are foregrounded, and whose are consigned to invisibility? To what volume are elevated possibilities for self-representation changing the panorama? And what occurs to illustration in the noisy, playful and infrequently subversive communications of the web?

Kidd considers the political, social and cultural value of illustration throughout a large spectrum of cultural and artistic industries.

This exam of the connection among media/cultural representations and the development of fact, id and society makes it a terrific textual content for college kids that have to become familiar with this middle thematic of media and cultural reports.

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