Representation: Cultural Representations and Signifying Practices (2nd Edition)
Since 1997 Representation has been the go-to textbook for students learning the tools to question and critically analyze institutional and media texts and images. This long-awaited second edition updates and refreshes the approaches to representation, signalling key developments in the field. It addresses the emergence of new technologies, media formats, politics and theories. Representation includes an entirely new chapter on celebrity culture and reality TV. Lastly, this book offers new exercises, readings, images and examples for a new generation of students.This book once again provides an indispensable resource for students and teachers in cultural and media studies.