Toby Miller is Professor of Media & Cultural Studies at the University of California, Riverside. His teaching and research cover media, sport, labor, gender, race, citizenship, politics, and cultural policy. Toby is the author and editor of over 20 volumes, and has published essays in over 100 journals and books. His current research covers the success of Hollywood overseas, the links between culture and citizenship, and anti-Americanism.
We are all experts about Hollywood. We have to be, given its iconic power as the global source of so much entertainment. Designed to add to existing expertise as a movie-goer, The Contemporary Hollywood Reader enables students to enter into the thematic, critical, artistic, economic, and political...
Published June 28th 2009 by Routledge
Series: The Basics
Television Studies: The Basics is a lively introduction to the study of a powerful medium. It examines the major theories and debates surrounding production and reception over the years and considers both the role and future of television.
Topics covered include:
broadcasting history and...
Published November 24th 2009 by Routledge
Watching HBO in the Post-Television Era
Since first going on the air in 1972, HBO has continually attempted to redefine television as we know it. Today, pay television (and HBO in particular) is positioned as an alternative to network offerings, consistently regarded as the premier site for what has come to be called "quality television....
Published April 8th 2008 by Routledge