Representation

Representation
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Publisher : SAGE
Total Pages : 422
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ISBN-13 : 0761954325
ISBN-10 : 9780761954323
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Book Synopsis Representation by : Stuart Hall

Download or read book Representation written by Stuart Hall and published by SAGE. This book was released on 1997-04-08 with total page 422 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This broad-ranging text offers a comprehensive outline of how visual images, language and discourse work as `systems of representation'. Individual chapters explore: representation as a signifying practice in a rich diversity of social contexts and institutional sites; the use of photography in the construction of national identity and culture; other cultures in ethnographic museums; fantasies of the racialized `Other' in popular media, film and image; the construction of masculine identities in discourses of consumer culture and advertising; and the gendering of narratives in television soap operas.


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