Television Studies

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Polity, 2012 - 178 pages
Television Studies provides an overview of the origins,central ideas, and intellectual traditions of television studies.The book charts the establishment of the field, and examines itsvarious approaches and objects of study.

What have been the primary areas of inquiry in television studies?Why and how did these areas develop? How have scholars studiedthem? How are they developing? What have been televisionstudies’ key works? The book answers these questions, bytracing the history of the field right up to present and emergingscholarship.

For all those wondering how to study television, or even why tostudy television, Television Studies will provide a clearand engaging overview of key topics. The book works as astand-alone introduction and by placing key works in a broadercontext it can also provide an excellent basis for an entirecourse.
 

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Table des matières

Why Television Studies? Why Now?
1
Programs
26
Audiences
57
Institutions
89
Contexts
114
Conclusion
141
Notes
146
Index
171
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Jonathan Gray is Professor of Media and Cultural Studies at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Amanda Lotz is Associate Professor of Communication Studies at University of Michigan.

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