Media Studies & Journalism: Television Studies

  • Seinfeld and Economics: Lessons on Everything From the Show About Nothing book cover

    Seinfeld and Economics

    Lessons on Everything From the Show About Nothing, 1st Edition

    By Linda S. Ghent, Alan P. Grant

    As the most successful sitcom of all time, the television series Seinfeld provides a rich environment for learning basic economic principles. Chronicling the lives of four close friends – Jerry, George, Elaine, and Kramer – the show highlights human behavior at its best and its worst. The major…

    Paperback – 2020-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Economics and Popular Culture Series

  • Fairy-Tale TV book cover

    Fairy-Tale TV

    1st Edition

    By Jill Terry Rudy, Pauline Greenhill

    This concise and accessible critical introduction examines the world of popular fairy-tale television, tracing how fairy tales and their social and cultural implications manifest within series, television events, anthologies, episodes, and as freestanding motifs. Providing a model of televisual…

    Paperback – 2020-07-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Television Guidebooks

  • Routledge Revivals: Ideology and Cultural Production (1979) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Ideology and Cultural Production (1979)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michele Barrett, Philip Corrigan, Annette Kuhn, Janet Wolff

    Originally published in 1979, Ideology and Cultural Production examines the contribution to the debate surrounding ‘culture’, ‘ideology’ and ‘representation’ in this collection of essays. Originally presented as papers at the 1978 British Sociological Conference on the theme of culture, the…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Political Economy of Sports Television book cover

    The Political Economy of Sports Television

    1st Edition

    By William M. Kunz

    Drawing from theories of the political economy of communication, this book offers readers a comprehensive data-rich assessment of contemporary sports television and its evolution. Providing an in-depth look at the ownership and regulation of sports television in the United States, William M. Kunz…

    Paperback – 2020-05-06 
    Routledge

  • Essays in Media and Cultural Studies: In Transition book cover

    Essays in Media and Cultural Studies

    In Transition, 1st Edition

    By Graeme Turner

    Spanning a decade of key research, this collection brings together a selection of essays and chapters from leading media scholar Graeme Turner for the first time. The organising theme of transition focuses on both the state of the media as it continues its evolution into the digital era, and the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19
    Routledge

  • The World of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood book cover

    The World of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood

    1st Edition

    By Mark J.P. Wolf

    Unlike many children’s television shows, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood did more than simply entertain or occupy children’s attention. The show educated them in the affective domain, encouraging such things as appreciation for difference, collaboration, self-expression, and self-worth. It also…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Imaginary Worlds

  • Television and Serial Adaptation book cover

    Television and Serial Adaptation

    1st Edition

    By Shannon Wells-Lassagne

    As American television continues to garner considerable esteem, rivalling the seventh art in its "cinematic" aesthetics and the complexity of its narratives, one aspect of its development has been relatively unexamined. While film has long acknowledged its tendency to adapt, an ability that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Appreciating the Art of Television: A Philosophical Perspective book cover

    Appreciating the Art of Television

    A Philosophical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Ted Nannicelli

    Contemporary television has been marked by such exceptional programming that it is now common to hear claims that TV has finally become an art. In Appreciating the Art of Television, Nannicelli contends that televisual art is not a recent development, but has in fact existed for a long time. Yet…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Understanding Engagement in Transmedia Culture book cover

    Understanding Engagement in Transmedia Culture

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Evans

    This book offers a new, interdisciplinary model for understanding audience engagement as a type of behaviour, a form of response and a cost to audiences that, combined, offer value to the screen industries. Audience ‘engagement’ has become the key priority of the screen industries. Understanding…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29
    Routledge

  • Transmedial Worlds in Everyday Life: Networked Reception, Social Media, and Fictional Worlds book cover

    Transmedial Worlds in Everyday Life

    Networked Reception, Social Media, and Fictional Worlds, 1st Edition

    By Susana Tosca, Lisbeth Klastrup

    In this pioneering new book, authors Klastrup and Tosca explore the many ways that transmedial worlds are present in people’s everyday life, proposing a new theory of (trans)media use for the digital age. People are not only reading, watching and playing in fictional worlds like never before, but…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge

  • Women, Inequality and Media Work book cover

    Women, Inequality and Media Work

    1st Edition

    By Anne O'Brien

    Women, Inequality and Media Work investigates how women experience gender inequality in film and television production industries. Examining women’s place in the production of media is vital to understanding the broader and related question of how women are (mis)represented in media content. This…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge

  • Understanding Media Production book cover

    Understanding Media Production

    1st Edition

    By Paul Dwyer

    Using in-depth analysis of film, TV, news and online productions, Understanding Media Production shows how media theory helps aspiring producers understand good practice in media production. With detailed contemporary examples, including Pirates of The Caribbean, Game of Thrones, Love Island and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

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