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Racism, ethnicity and the media in Africa, Mediating conflict in the twenty-first century, edited by Winston Mano

Summary
"In today's Africa racism and ethnicity have been implicated in serious conflicts - from Egypt to Mali to South Africa - that have cost lives and undermined efforts to achieve national cohesion and meaningful development. Racism, Ethnicity and the Media in Africa sets about rethinking the role of media and communication in perpetuating, reinforcing and reining in racism, absolute ethnicity and other discriminations across Africa. It goes beyond the customary discussion of media racism and ethnic stereotyping to critically address broader issues of identity, belonging and exclusion. Topics covered include racism in South African newspapers, pluralist media debates in Kenya, media discourses on same-sex relations in Uganda and ethnicised news coverage in Nigerian newspapers."--Bloomsbury Publishing
Table Of Contents
CHAPTER1: Introduction - On Racism, Ethnicity and the Media in Africa by Winston Mano -- CHAPTER 2: Racism, Ethnicity and the Media in Africa: Reflections Inspired by Studies of Xenophobia in Cameroon and South Africa by Francis B. Nyamnjoh, University of Cape Town, South Africa -- CHAPTER 3: Racism in South African Newspapers by Herman Wasserman, Rhodes University South Africa -- CHAPTER 4 The road to renaming - what's in a name? The changing of Durban's street names by Kristin Skare Orgeret, University College of Oslo, Norway -- CHAPTER 5: Indigenous language Newspaper Readers in Zimbabwe by Hayes Mabweazara, Edinburgh University -- CHAPTER 6: Reporting Ethnic Minority Issues in Africa: A Study of Nigerian Newspapers By Nkereuwem Udoakah University of Uyo, Nigeria -- CHAPTER 7: Regionalism and ethnicity in the Nigerian press: An analysis of the coverage of Boko Haram and Niger Delta conflicts in the Guardian and Daily Trust, Muhammad Jameel Yusha'u, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne -- CHAPTER 8: Programming for National Unity: The Paradox of Television in Nigeria by Oluyinka Esan, University of Winchester -- CHAPTER 9: Influencing the Information Domain: the UN's Information Intervention in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jacob Udo-Udo Jacob, Leeds University, UK -- CHAPTER 10: 'Thus saith the Prophet': The Media, Ethnic Myths and Electoral Politics in Kenya, Duncan Omanga, Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies, University of Bayreuth-Germany -- CHAPTER 11: Pluralist Media in Kenya: A critical view by Elisabet Helander, SOAS, University of London -- CHAPTER 12: State-sanctioned discrimination and media discourses on homosexuality in Namibia by Cecilia Strand, Uppsala University, Sweden -- CHAPTER 13: Class-Struggles, Racism and Greedy in Sakawa Films in Ghana, Felix_Riedel -- CHAPTER 14: Diaspora, identities and the challenge of complexity in Africa Film Daniela Ricci Université Jean Moulin- Lyon3 (France) -- CHAPTER 15: Postcolonial nostalgia: Zimbabwe in the British press, Wendy Willems, Witswatersrand University, South Africa -- CHAPTER 16: The Representation of Africans in Norwegian Media, Martin Nkosi Ndlela, Hedmark University, Norway -- Bibliography -- Index
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
First edition.
Note
Formerly CIP., Uk
Physical Description
1 online resource (524 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781780767062

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