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Television Studies: The Key Concepts

2nd Edition

By Ben Calvert, Neil Casey, Bernadette Casey, Liam French, Justin Lewis

Routledge – 2006 – 360 pages

Series: Routledge Key Guides

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    July 23rd 2007
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Description

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.

Reviews

'The quality of the entries… is of high standard. Anyone who wants a primer to TV's key concepts can be confident this book will give them a grounding.' - PoV

Contents

Introduction. Acknowledgements. List of Concepts. Key Concepts. Bibliography. Index

Name: Television Studies: The Key Concepts: 2nd Edition (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Ben Calvert, Neil Casey, Bernadette Casey, Liam French, Justin Lewis. 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...
Categories: Broadcast Media, Television, Cultural Studies, Media & Film Studies