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  1. American Television

    New Directions in History and Theory

    Edited by Nick Browne

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    This work brings together writings on television published in Quarterly Review of Film and Video, from essays by Nick Browne and Beverle Houston to the latest historical and critical research. It considers television's economics, technologies, forms and audiences from a cultural perspective that...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Making of Channel 4

    Edited by Peter Catterall

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    Channel 4 had been a matter of controversy for years even before it came on the air in November 1982. There were lengthy debates about what its role would be and the part to be played by the ITV companies and the growing number of independent television producers. There was also political...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Black Women in Television

    An Illustrated History and Bibliography

    By George H. Hill, Lorraine Raglin, Chas Floyd Johnson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    This bibliography lists more than 700 articles, books, dissertations, and theses on the participation of African American women in the television industry. Includes materials on specific television personalities and programs, and black women's involvement as producers, news anchors, and editorial...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Watching Sport

    Aesthetics, Ethics and Emotion

    By Stephen Mumford

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Do we watch sport for pure dumb entertainment? While some people might do so, Stephen Mumford argues that it can be watched in other ways. Sport can be both a subject of high aesthetic values and a valid source for our moral education. The philosophy of sport has tended to focus on participation,...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Interrogating Trauma

    Collective Suffering in Global Arts and Media

    Edited by Mick Broderick, Antonio Traverso

    Throughout the past century, traumatic experiences have been re-enacted frequently by evolving media and art forms. Now there is a significant body of theory across academic disciplines focused on the representation of cataclysmic European and US historical events. However, less critical attention...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Parody and Taste in Postwar American Television Culture

    By Ethan Thompson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Television Studies

    In this original study, Thompson explores the complicated relationships between Americans and television during the 1950s, as seen and effected through popular humor. Parody and Taste in Postwar American Television Culture documents how Americans grew accustomed to understanding politics, current...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Raymond Williams on Television (Routledge Revivals)

    Selected Writings

    By Raymond Williams

    First Published in 1989, this work is based around a monthly TV column which Raymond Williams wrote for The Listener between 1968 and 1972. Those were the years of the Prague Spring, of anti-Vietnam war demonstrations, of fighting in Cambodia and Northern Ireland, of hope for McGovern in the United...

    Published February 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. North Africa’s Arab Spring

    Edited by George Joffé

    This book addresses issues surrounding the evolution of the Arab Spring in North Africa. After a general introduction and explanation of the events on a region-wide basis, it turns to examine aspects of each of the countries concerned. The role of the Muslim Brotherhood during the Nasser regime and...

    Published February 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Forensic Science in Contemporary American Popular Culture

    Gender, Crime, and Science

    By Lindsay Steenberg

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This book identifies, traces, and interrogates contemporary American culture's fascination with forensic science. It looks to the many different sites, genres, and media where the forensic has become a cultural commonplace. It turns firstly to the most visible spaces where forensic science has...

    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge

  10. History on Television

    By Ann Gray, Erin Bell

    In recent years non-fiction history programmes have flourished on television. This interdisciplinary study of history programming identifies and examines different genres employed by producers and tracks their commissioning, production, marketing and distribution histories. With comparative...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge