Television and Youth Culture: Televised Paranoia

Television and Youth Culture: Televised Paranoia

by jan jagodzinski
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403978085

ISBN-13: 9781403978080

Pub. Date: 12/09/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This book explores youth in postmodern society through a Lacanian lens. Jagodzinski explores the generalized paranoia that pervades the landscape of television. Instead of dismissing paranoia as a negative development, he claims that youth today labour within the context of paranoia to find their identities.  See more details below

Overview

This book explores youth in postmodern society through a Lacanian lens. Jagodzinski explores the generalized paranoia that pervades the landscape of television. Instead of dismissing paranoia as a negative development, he claims that youth today labour within the context of paranoia to find their identities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403978080
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
12/09/2008
Series:
Psychoanalysis, Education and Social Transformation Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Youth Living in Paranoic Times PART I: TELEVISED PARANOIAC SPACES The 'Real' of Reality Television The Paranoiac Space of The X-Files The 'X' in the Self-refleXive Narrative: The X-Files PART II: THE REAL PARANOIA The Death Drive's at Stake: Buffy: The Vampire Slayer The Buffyverse Soteriology: Youth's Garden of Earthly Delights PART III: SELF-REFELEXIVE NARCISSISM ANDALIENATION Dawson's Creek: Vacating Trauma Through Nostalgia Roswell High: The Limits of the In/Human Smallville: Youth as Alien Other The Ecographies of Television: Youth Undercover

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