Make-Believe Media: The Politics of Entertainment / Edition 1

Make-Believe Media: The Politics of Entertainment / Edition 1

by Michael Parenti
ISBN-10:
0312056036
ISBN-13:
9780312056032
Pub. Date:
11/15/1991
Publisher:
Cengage Learning

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Make-Believe Media: The Politics of Entertainment / Edition 1


A classic "Parenti text," this short volume explains film and television from a political perspective.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312056032
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 11/15/1991
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


Preface. 1. Political Entertainment. 2. Swarthy Hordes and Other Aliens. 3. The Media Fight the Red Menace. 4. Make-Believe History. 5. Blue-Collar Blues. 6. Affluent Class and Corporate Brass. 7. Superdocs and Shoot-Em-Ups. 8. Black Images in White Media. 9. Luigi, Tony, and The Family. 10. Child Abuse. 11. Preemption, Profits, and Censors. 12. The Myth of Cultural Democracy. Notes. Suggested Readings. Index.

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