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PPR363: Media, Religion and Politics
The module will examine the cultural and political relationships and intersections between media, religion and politics in national and global contexts. Both old and new media will be considered, and consideration will be given to the transformative potential of the latter for participation and activism in religion and politics. The research methods used for analysing media content and discourse will be introduced and applied. The syllabus will include some of the following topics: Religion and Politics: media, mediation and mediatisation; Media, Islam, Islamophobia; Changing media portrayals of politics and religion in Britain; and religious and political broadcasting.
On successful completion of this module students will be able to:
40% coursework and 60% exam.
Lecture (1.5 hours) and seminar (1 hour) weekly.
H Campbell When Religion Meets New Media
R Kuhn Politics and the Media in Britain
G Lynch and J Mitchell
(eds) Religion, Media and Culture: A Reader
P Morey and A Yaqin Framing Muslims: Stereotyping and Representation after 9/11
J Street Mass Media, Politics and Democracy
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