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
* addresses the emergence of new technologies, media formats, politics and theories
* includes an entirely new chapter on celebrity culture and reality TV
* offers new exercises, readings, images and examples for a new generation of students
This book once again provides an indispensible resource for students and teachers in cultural and media studies.