Race and Representation in the Media explores the racial and ethnic aspects of contemporary media represntation. This is achieved by exploring the portrayals of characters from modern television series which have a multiracial element. Relevant issues such as globalization, sociology, race, media and politics are all analysed as part of the book's frame of reference. This study sets out to highlight and provide further understandings of the complex and interwoven nature of modern society in the era of globalization and media. The book uses contemporary theory drawn from a number of different discplines and academic subjects to underpin its arguments. As such the study will be useful to academics, researchers, students and people interested in the subject of race and media in contemporary society.