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  1. China Turned On

    Television, Reform and Resistance

    By James Lull

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    The years following the Cultural Revolution saw the arrival of television as part of China’s effort to ‘modernize’ and open up to the West. Endorsed by the Deng Xiaoping regime as a ‘bridge’ between government and the people, television became at once the official mouthpiece of the Communist Party...

    Published May 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Cable Television and the Future of Broadcasting

    Edited by Ralph Negrine

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    Originally published in 1985, this book surveys developments in cable television in the major industrialised countries with chapters specifically authored on each area. It looks at the technology, its potential, and how far it had been implemented, considering the reaction of governments, existing...

    Published May 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Satellite Broadcasting

    The Politics and Implications of the New Media

    Edited by Ralph Negrine

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    Originally published in 1988, this book provides a thorough examination of the possibilities and key issues in satellite technology which at the time already seemed likely to change the face of broadcasting both within nations and internationally. It begins with a guide to the technical development...

    Published May 9th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Future of Broadcasting

    A Report Presented to the Social Morality Council, October 1973

    By Social Morality Council

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    At the time when this book was originally published, broadcasting in Britain had become a huge industry undergoing major changes. There were questions over the release of a new television channel, and commercial radio. This Report was commissioned to aid the citizen at the receiving end of the new...

    Published May 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 9th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 9th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 15th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge