Television Studies Products

  • 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

  • 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 – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Rise of Transtexts

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Benjamin W.L. Derhy Kurtz, Melanie Bourdaa

    This volume builds on previous notions of transmedia practices to develop the concept of transtexts, in order to account for both the industrial and user-generated contributions to the cross-media expansion of a story universe. On the one hand exists industrial transmedia texts, produced by…

    Hardback – 2016-10-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • 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

  • The Making of Channel 4

    Edited by Peter Catterall

    Channel 4 had been a matter of controversy for years even before it came on the air in November 1982. There were lengthy debates about what its role would be and the part to be played by the ITV companies and the growing number of independent television producers. There was also political…

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

  • Television and the Aggressive Child

    A Cross-national Comparison

    Edited by L. Rowell Huesmann, Leonard D. Eron

    The research presented in this book, originally published in 1986, looks to pinpoint the psychological processes involved in the media violence-aggression relation. Expanding on earlier studies, the compilation of essays here delves deeply into aggression study and compares results about media…

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

  • The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Media

    Edited by Maria Elena Cepeda, Dolores Ines Casillas

    The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Media provides students and scholars with an indispensable overview of the domestic and transnational dynamics at play within multi-lingual Latina/o media. The book examines both independent and mainstream media via race and gender in its theoretical and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

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