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Prime Time Soap Operas on Indian Television

1st Edition

By Shoma Munshi

Routledge India

400 pages

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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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies