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Television and society

Author: Nicholas Abercrombie
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Polity Press ; Oxford, OX, UK ; Cambridge, MA, USA : Blackwell Publishers, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This textbook is designed to introduce students to the role of television in contemporary society, and explores the structure of the television text, the way in which that text is produced and the way it is consumed.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Abercrombie
ISBN: 0745614353 9780745614359 0745614361 9780745614366
OCLC Number: 33898067
Description: xii, 228 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The Importance of Television --
2. Television as Text --
3. The Genres of Television --
4. The Television Industry --
5. Television Production --
6. The Importance of Audiences --
7. Watching Audiences --
8. Postscript: Text, Producer, Audience.
Responsibility: Nicholas Abercrombie.

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