1st Edition

Prime Time Soap Operas on Indian Television



ISBN 9780367176457
Published April 24, 2019 by Routledge India
400 Pages

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Book Description

This book focuses onurban family soaps on television and analyses them as an important resource for anthropological insights into contemporary social issues and practices. It studies thepopular andeveryday while also concentrating on the middle class.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations Acknowledgements 1. Introduction 2. The Milieu of Production 3.  Key Elements of Production 4. Soap Tales 5. Women: Similar Genre, Different Representations 6. The Male Voice 7. Themes and Issues 8. Conclusion Appendix I: Tracking the Growth of Televsion in India Appendix II: TAM (Television Audience Measurement Ratings) Appendix III: Synopses of Soap Operas Bibliography

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