Television Studies: The Key Concepts

Television Studies: The Key Concepts

by Ben Calvert, Neil Casey, Bernadette Casey, Liam French
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415172365

ISBN-13: 9780415172363

Pub. Date: 11/09/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Television Studies: The Key Concepts is the definitive reference guide to an area of rapidly expanding academic interest. Among those aspects of television studies covered in this comprehensive and up-to-date guide are:

  • theoretical perspectives which have shaped the study of television - Marxism; semiology; feminism

  • concepts

Overview

Television Studies: The Key Concepts is the definitive reference guide to an area of rapidly expanding academic interest. Among those aspects of television studies covered in this comprehensive and up-to-date guide are:


  • theoretical perspectives which have shaped the study of television - Marxism; semiology; feminism

  • concepts which have shaped the study of television - narrative; representation; bias

  • television genres - soap opera; news; science fiction

  • methods used for understanding television - content analysis; audience research

  • relevant social, economic and political phenomena - ownership; social policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415172363
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/09/2001
Series:
Routledge Key Guides Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgements
List of Concepts

Key Concepts:
Access; Advertising; Agenda Setting; Americanization; Audiences; Children and Television; Class; Code; Comedy; Commercial Television; Community Television; Content Analysis; Convention; Crime Series; Cultivation Analysis; Cultural Imperialism; Cultural Studies; Culture; Discourse and Discourse Analysis; Documentary; Drama; Educational Television; Effects; Encoding and Decoding; Family/Domestic Viewing; Fans; Feminism; Game Shows; Geder; Genre; Globalization; Hegemony; Ideology; Institutions; Intertextuality; Marxism; Mass Culture; Mediation; Music Video; Narrative; News; Objectivity; Ownership; Pleasure; Pluralism; Policy; Political Economy; Polysemy; Postmodernism; Power; Production; Psychoanalysis; Public Service Broadcasting; Race; Realism; Reality Television; Representation; Rhetoric; Scheduling; Science Fiction; Semiology/Semiotics; Sexuality; Sign; Soaps; Sport; Stereotypes; Structuralism and Post-structuralism; Subjectivity; Synergy; Taste; Technology; Text; Uses and Gratifications; Video; Violence; Women in Television

Bibliography
Index

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