Friday, October 25, 2013

ENGA2 - tackling representation

There's never been a better time to be doing your ENGA2 Investigating Representations, I reckon. We've had some huge stories about not just individuals and events but institutions and issues too, even social groups.

Here's a quick list of suggestions for possible topics and a link or two to get you started.

INDIVIDUALS
Russell Brand calling for global revolution
Is he a trivial twit?
Capitalism is ace, says a capitalist.
Nafeez Ahmed takes a more positive view on Brand

ISSUES
Racism in football rearing its ugly head again
Kick It Out

SOCIAL GROUPS
The Gypsy (Roma) people getting it in the neck again and having their blonde-haired babies taken away from them.
Here's a brief history of the Roma

Muslims: a BBC Newsbeat survey showed polarised attitudes to Muslims.

INSTITUTIONS
The Police and how Plebgate has seen confidence in them fall to a new low.
How can we trust the police?
If the police can stitch up a Government minister, what can they do to the rest of us?

MILEY gets a category all of her own, obviously
Firestorm over twerking
Sinead O'Connor and Miley Cyrus have a row



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