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Images of disability on television

Author: Guy Cumberbatch; Ralph M Negrine; Broadcasting Research Unit (Great Britain)
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1992.
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Based on detailed analysis of programme content in the UK and USA, this study examines the way in which disabilities are portrayed on British and American television. The research examines the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Guy Cumberbatch; Ralph M Negrine; Broadcasting Research Unit (Great Britain)
ISBN: 0415063450 9780415063456
OCLC Number: 23286083
Description: xii, 180 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: PART 1: The Portrayal of People with Disabilities on Television: A Content Analysis. 1. Introduction: Definitions and Methods. 2. Frequencies in the Portrayal of Disability on Television. 3. The Portrayal of Disability in Factual Programmes. 4. The Portrayal of Disability in Fictional Programmes. 5. Comparing the Treatment of Disabled and Able-bodied Characters in Fictional Programmes. 6. The Representation of Disability in UK and US Drama. PART 2: The Portrayal of People with Disabilities on Television: A Commentary. 7. Introduction: Definitions and Stereotypes. 8. Public Attitudes Towards the Portrayal of Disability on Television. 9. The Employment of Disabled Actors. 10. A Closer Look at Responses to the Portrayal of Disability on Television.
Responsibility: Guy Cumberbatch and Ralph Negrine, Broadcasting Research unit .

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