Prime-Time Families: Television Culture in Post-War America

Prime-Time Families: Television Culture in Post-War America

by Ella Taylor

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Prime-Time Families provides a wide-ranging new look at television entertainment in the past four decades. Working within the interdisciplinary framework of cultural studies, Ella Taylor analyzes television as a constellation of social practices. Part popular culture analysis, part sociology, and part American history, Prime-Time Families is a rich and insightful work the sheds light on the way television shapes our lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520074187
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 02/07/1991
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables

1. Ícaro|Ícaro|Ícaro|Introduction: Cultural Analysis and Social Change
2. Television as Family: The Episodic Series, 1946-1969
3· Prime-Time Relevance: Television Entertainment
Programming in the 1970s
4· Trouble at Home: Television's Changing Families, 1970-1980
5· All in the Work-Family: Television Families in Workplace
6. Family Television Then and Now


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