Television and Sexuality / Edition 1

Television and Sexuality / Edition 1

by Jane Arthurs
     
 

ISBN-10: 0335209750

ISBN-13: 9780335209750

Pub. Date: 11/16/2004

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Television and Sexuality explores a range of approaches to the analysis of television as an institutionalized cultural form that shapes the discursive construction of sex and gender. It locates competing discourses about sex and gender in relation to developments in academic theory and transformations in the social, political, economic, and cultural contexts. The

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Television and Sexuality explores a range of approaches to the analysis of television as an institutionalized cultural form that shapes the discursive construction of sex and gender. It locates competing discourses about sex and gender in relation to developments in academic theory and transformations in the social, political, economic, and cultural contexts. The book also examines the politics of representation in relation to sex and gender.



Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780335209750
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
11/16/2004
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Sexual citizenship in the digital age20
3Pornography and the regulation of taste38
4Sex scandals55
5The science of sex74
6Documenting the sex industry93
7Gay, lesbian and queer sexualities in UK drama111
8Postfeminist drama in the USA128
9Conclusion145

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