Routledge Library Editions: Television

Reissuing works originally published between 1974 and 1999, Routledge Library Editions: Television offers a selection of scholarship covering the exploration of TV. Volumes vary from general texts on the advent, influence or future of broadcasting to specific studies of television and the elderly, cable television, children and television and television in China. These works cross disciplines such as media studies and psychology with obvious interest to sociologists as well and those researching performance arts subjects.

  • Routledge Library Editions: Television

    By Various

    Reissuing works originally published between 1974 and 1999, Routledge Library Editions: Television (17 volume set) offers a selection of scholarship covering the exploration of TV. Volumes vary from general texts on the advent, influence or future of broadcasting to specific studies of television…

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  • Televising Democracies

    Edited by Bob Franklin

    Published in 1992, this was the first book to assess the impact of television broadcasting on the House of Commons and its Member’s behaviour. It looks at the implications for political journalism as well as broader questions concerning the role of media in a democracy. Bringing together…

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  • Television News and the Elderly

    Broadcast Managers' Attitudes Toward Older Adults

    By Michael L. Hilt

    This concise survey investigates the television general managers’ and news directors’ attitudes towards the elderly in the United States. Originally published in 1997, it raises important issues of ageing in relation to the media with specific focus on the older viewer’s status as a viewing…

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  • 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…

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  • The Language of Television

    Uses and Abuses

    By Albert Hunt

    The first part of this book assesses how television presents viewers with information - contrasting the ‘official reality’ of news and current affairs programmes with the anarchic view of the world put out by such as Morecambe and Wise and the two Ronnies. It challenges the politics of programme…

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  • The Ideological Octopus

    An Exploration of Television and its Audience

    By Justin Lewis

    Originally published in 1991, this introduction to studying the television audience discusses developments in semiology and cultural studies and their contribution to our understanding of the power of television. How, in the most precise and intricate sense, does television influence the way we…

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  • 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…

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  • Cable Television and the Future of Broadcasting

    Edited by Ralph Negrine

    Originally published in 1985, this book surveys developments in cable television in the major industrialised countries with chapters specifically authored on each area. It looks at the technology, its potential, and how far it had been implemented, considering the reaction of governments, existing…

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  • 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…

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  • Remote Control

    Television, Audiences, and Cultural Power

    Edited by Ellen Seiter, Hans Borchers, Gabriele Kreutzner, Eva-Maria Warth

    The ways in which we watch television tell us much about our views of gender, the family and society. Bringing together the leading experts in the field of audience studies, this book investigates how viewers watch television, and what they think about the programmes they see. Originally published…

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  • The Use and Abuse of Television

    A Social Psychological Analysis of the Changing Screen

    By J. Mallory Wober

    A critical review of the harms and benefits of television that also examines systems for maximizing television's benefits. The author breaks away from the conventional jargon of audience measurement and other traditional research methods, proposing instead new and alternative European and…

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  • The Future of Broadcasting

    A Report Presented to the Social Morality Council, October 1973

    By Social Morality Council

    At the time when this book was originally published, broadcasting in Britain had become a huge industry undergoing major changes. There were questions over the release of a new television channel, and commercial radio. This Report was commissioned to aid the citizen at the receiving end of the new…

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  • Videology and Utopia

    Explorations in a New Medium

    By Alfred Willener, Guy Milliard, Alex Ganty

    When this book was originally published in 1976, video represented a new instrument, a new medium, and a new field of research with largely unrealized potential. The video-taperecorder was an addition to the technology of mass communications, a handy gadget for recording synchronized images and…

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  • American Television

    New Directions in History and Theory

    Edited by Nick Browne

    This work brings together writings on television published in Quarterly Review of Film and Video, from essays by Nick Browne and Beverle Houston to the latest historical and critical research. It considers television's economics, technologies, forms and audiences from a cultural perspective that…

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  • 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…

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  • Black Women in Television

    An Illustrated History and Bibliography

    By George H. Hill, Lorraine Raglin, Chas Floyd Johnson

    This bibliography lists more than 700 articles, books, dissertations, and theses on the participation of African American women in the television industry. Includes materials on specific television personalities and programs, and black women's involvement as producers, news anchors, and editorial…

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  • Television and Social Behavior

    Beyond Violence and Children / A Report of the Committee on Television and Social Behavior, Social Science Research Council

    Edited by Stephen B. Withey, Ronald P. Abeles

    This book, published originally in 1980, addressed the needs for a profile of televised violence which considered the advantages and disadvantages of various measures and for a furthering of research directions beyond the then-popular emphasis on children. The Committee on Television and Social…

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