The Resource Adjusting the contrast : British television and constructs of race, edited by Sarita Malik and Darrell M. Newton

Adjusting the contrast : British television and constructs of race, edited by Sarita Malik and Darrell M. Newton

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Adjusting the contrast : British television and constructs of race
Title
Adjusting the contrast
Title remainder
British television and constructs of race
Statement of responsibility
edited by Sarita Malik and Darrell M. Newton
Contributor
Editor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Through contextual and textual analyses, this title explores a range of texts and practices that address the ongoing phenomenon of race and its relationship to television. Chapters explore policies and the management of race; transnationalism and racial diversity; historical questions of representation; the myth of a multicultural England, and more. Included are textual analyses of programmes such as Doctor Who, Shoot the Messenger, Desi DNA, Top Boy, and the broadcast environments that helped to create them. Other chapters scrutinise the 1950s and how immigration is reframed on contemporary television screens on programmes like Call the Midwife; the continuing myth of a multicultural England through Luther, and how comedies such as Till Death Us Do Part, cautiously framed racial tensions as laughing matters
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
791.45089
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1992.8.M54
LC item number
A35 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Newton, Darrell M.
  • Malik, Sarita
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Minorities on television
  • Race on television
  • Television programs
  • Television broadcasting
  • Minorities on television
  • Race on television
  • Television broadcasting
  • Television programs
  • Great Britain
Label
Adjusting the contrast : British television and constructs of race, edited by Sarita Malik and Darrell M. Newton
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 196-206) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 212 pages
Isbn
9781526100986
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations
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  • (OCoLC)973921081
  • (OCoLC)ocn973921081
Label
Adjusting the contrast : British television and constructs of race, edited by Sarita Malik and Darrell M. Newton
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 196-206) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 212 pages
Isbn
9781526100986
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)973921081
  • (OCoLC)ocn973921081

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