360 Pages
    by Routledge

    360 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.

    Introduction.  Acknowledgements.  List of Concepts.  Key Concepts.  Bibliography.  Index


    Ben Calvert, Neil Casey, Bernadette Casey, Liam French, Justin Lewis

    'The quality of the entries... is of high standard. Anyone who wants a primer to TV's key concepts can be confident this book will give them a grounding.' - PoV