Civil Servants on the Silver Screen: Hollywood's Depiction of Government and Bureaucrats

Civil Servants on the Silver Screen: Hollywood's Depiction of Government and Bureaucrats

by Michelle C. Pautz

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498539128
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 12/29/2017
Series: Politics, Literature, & Film Series
Pages: 266
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.77(d)

About the Author

Michelle C. Pautz is associate professor of political science and assistant provost of the Common Academic Program at the University of Dayton.

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Tables
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1: The Intersection of Film and Government
Chapter 2: The History and Economics of Hollywood
Chapter 3: Audiences, the Influence of Film and Socialization
Chapter 4: Popular Film and its Depiction of Government
Chapter 5: Celluloid Civil Servants
Chapter 6: Prominent Civil Servants on Screen: Cops and Intelligence Officers
Chapter 7: Film, Policy, and Audience Attitudes
Chapter 8: Are They Ready for their Close-Up? Themes and Implications
Appendix I: Films Included in Study
Appendix II: Specific Types of Government Characters
Appendix III: Cop Films Included in Chapter 6
Appendix IV: Total Box Office Receipts, 1929–2016
Appendix V: Number of Cinemas and Screens in the U.S.
Bibliography
About the Author

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