Television Studies: The Key Concepts

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Bernadette Casey
Routledge, 2002 - Performing Arts - 291 pages
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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.

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Justin Lewis teaches in the Department of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies at Cardiff University.

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