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  • Rethinking Television Formats

    A New Theory from the Margin

    By Sharon Shahaf

    Over the last two decades television formats have been at the crux of a radical transformation in global television. The new environment created by the rise of the format trade is characterized by an extraordinary increase and intensification in the sources, directions, and volume of exchange of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Television Music

    By Norma Coates

    This Routledge Television Guidebook on Television Music provides a comprehensive overview of the engagement between music and television since the inception of network television broadcasting in the United States in the late 1940s. In this book, Norma Coates presents a "how-to" guide, providing…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Television Guidebooks

  • History TV

    By Allison Perlman

    This guidebook offers a critical introduction to history TV. Allison Perlman provides an accessible and engaging model to unpack the meanings of "history" and "TV," and explores topics that include documentary, the mini-series, network branding, and reality TV. Through fictional and non-fictional…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Television Guidebooks

  • Understanding Media Production

    By Paul Dwyer

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Transmedia Studies

    Edited by Matthew Freeman, Renira Rampazzo Gambarato

    Around the globe, people now engage with media content across multiple platforms, following stories, characters, worlds, brands and other information across a spectrum of media channels. This transmedia phenomenon has led to the burgeoning of transmedia studies in media, cultural studies and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Teen TV

    By Ellen Seiter, Stefania Marghitu

    Teen TV presents the history of television’s relationship to teens as a desired, but elusive audience and the ways that television has at times embraced youth subcultures. Focusing on the thematic concerns and narrative structure of the coming of age story, the prevalent genres of teen TV - soap…

    Paperback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Television Guidebooks

  • The Anxiety of Ascent

    Middle-Class Narratives in Germany and America

    By Scott Doidge

    This intriguing book re-evaluates a narrative of cultural decline that developed in the wake of Max Weber’s The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. Weber forecast that modern life would come to be experienced as a flat procession of mechanical experiences and empty consumer consolations.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04 
    Routledge
    Morality, Society and Culture

  • Mediating Sexual Citizenship

    Neoliberal Subjectivities in Television Culture

    By Anita Brady, Kellie Burns, Cristyn Davies

    Mediating Sexual Citizenship considers how the neoliberal imperatives of adaptation, improvement and transformation that inform the shifting artistic and industrial landscape of television are increasingly indexed to performed disruptions in the norms of sexuality and gender. Drawing on examples…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Heroism, Celebrity and Therapy in Nurse Jackie

    By Christopher Pullen

    This book presents an examination of the television series Nurse Jackie, making connections between the representational processes and the audience consumption of the series. A key point of reference is the political and performative potential of Nurse Jackie with regards to its progressive…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Television Studies

  • Television Drama in Contemporary China

    Political, social and cultural phenomena

    By Shenshen Cai

    Due to high audience numbers and the significant influence upon the opinions and values of viewers, the political leadership in China attributes great importance to the impact of television dramas. Many successful TV serials have served as useful conduits to disseminate official rhetoric and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10 
    Routledge

  • Food TV

    By Tasha Oren

    Working at the intersection of media studies, food studies and cultural studies, FoodTV serves up an accessible, critical introduction to food television, providing readers with a solid foundation for understanding how culinary culture became pop culture via the medium of television. …

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Television Guidebooks

  • The Craft of Criticism

    Critical Media Studies in Practice

    Edited by Michael Kackman, Mary Celeste Kearney

    With contributions from 30 leading media scholars, this collection provides a comprehensive overview of the main methodologies of critical media studies. Chapters address various methods of textual analysis, as well as reception studies, policy, production studies, and contextual, multi-method…

    Paperback – 2018-06-29
    Routledge

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