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  • Television and Serial Adaptation

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

  • Television for Women

    New Directions

    Edited by Rachel Moseley, Helen Wheatley, Helen Wood

    Television for Women brings together emerging and established scholars to reconsider the question of ‘television for women’. In the context of the 2000s, when the potential meanings of both terms have expanded and changed so significantly, in what ways might the concept of programming, addressed…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Race and Media

    Edited by Christopher P. Campbell

    The Routledge Companion to Race and Media serves as a comprehensive guide for scholars, students, and media professionals who seek to understand the key debates about the impact of media messages on racial attitudes and understanding. Broad in scope and richly presented from a huge diversity of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Popular Culture and the Austerity Myth

    Hard Times Today

    Edited by Pete Bennett, Julian McDougall

    Contemporary popular culture is engaged in a rich and multi-levelled set of representational relations with austerity. This volume seeks to explore these relations, to ask: how does popular culture give expression to austerity; how are its effects conveyed; how do texts reproduce and expose its…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of East Asian Popular Culture

    Edited by Koichi Iwabuchi, Chris Berry, Eva Tsai

    Since the 1990s there has been a dramatic increase in cultural flows and connections between the countries in the East Asian region. Nowhere is this more apparent than when looking at popular culture where uneven but multilateral exchanges of Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese, Hong Kong and Chinese…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge

  • China Turned On

    Television, Reform and Resistance

    By James Lull

    The years following the Cultural Revolution saw the arrival of television as part of China’s effort to ‘modernize’ and open up to the West. Endorsed by the Deng Xiaoping regime as a ‘bridge’ between government and the people, television became at once the official mouthpiece of the Communist Party…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Television

  • Contemporary British Television Crime Drama

    Cops on the Box

    Edited by Ruth McElroy

    Contemporary British Television Crime Drama examines one of the medium’s most popular genres and places it within its historical and industrial context. The television crime drama has proved itself capable of numerous generic reinventions and continues to enjoy some of the highest viewing figures.…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

  • Reporting Cultures on 60 Minutes

    Missing the Finnish Line in an American Newscast

    By Donal Carbaugh, Michael Berry

    People produce reports about culture when they travel outside of their home culture, or when they speak about their own or other cultures. This work delves deeply into the act of reporting on culture, and explores the ways in which these reports are constructed. Examining "Tango Finlandia," a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Digital Media Sport

    Technology, Power and Culture in the Network Society

    Edited by Brett Hutchins, David Rowe

    Live broadband streaming of the 2008 Beijing Olympics accounted for 2,200 of the estimated 3,600 total hours shown by the American NBC-Universal networks. At the 2012 London Olympics, unprecedented multi-platforming embraced online, mobile devices, game consoles and broadcast television, with the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Creativity in the British Television Comedy Industry

    By Brett Mills

    What is it like to make television comedy? How do writers get their ideas made, and how do commissioners and producers decide what to make? How do members of the comedy industry work with large broadcasters and production companies, and what does it mean to be creative – and stay creative?…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Satellite Broadcasting

    The Politics and Implications of the New Media

    Edited by Ralph Negrine

    Originally published in 1988, this book provides a thorough examination of the possibilities and key issues in satellite technology which at the time already seemed likely to change the face of broadcasting both within nations and internationally. It begins with a guide to the technical development…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Television

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