Television Studies: The Key Concepts

Synopsis

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.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 2002