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Television Studies

Authors: Miller, Toby

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This work outlines the theories and approaches to the study of television in an accessible form for students. It is divided into four sections - forms of knowledge, audiences, gender and race. It discusses many television texts including "Star Trek", "Kung Fu", "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", "Xena: Warrior Princess", and "Sesame Street". Key figures, debates and institutions include: cultivational analysis; Pierre Bourdieu; the Frankfurt School; Public Service Broadcasting; pharmaceutical advertising; and first peoples television. It is intended as an authoritative guide to the perspectives and theory available to a central area within media and cultural studies.

About the authors

TOBY MILLER is Professor of Cultural Studies and Cultural Policy at NYU, the editor of the journal Television& New Media and the author of several publications, including The Avengers (1997) and (as co-author) Global Hollywood (2001).

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Television Studies
Authors
Copyright
2002
Publisher
Palgrave BFI
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
Softcover ISBN
978-0-85170-895-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
171
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