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Animals on television : the cultural making of the non-human

Author: Brett Mills
Publisher: London : Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2017.
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This book is the first in-depth study of the representation of animals on television. It explores the variety of ways animals are represented in audio-visual media, including wildlife documentaries and childrens animated series, and the consequences these representations have for those species. Brett Mills discusses key ideas and approaches essential for thinking about animals drawing on relevant debates in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mills, Brett.
Animals on Television : The Cultural Making of the Non-Human.
London : Palgrave Macmillan UK, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brett Mills
ISBN: 9781137516831 1137516836 1137516828 9781137516824
OCLC Number: 1012345533
Description: 1 online resource (283 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Contents --
Chapter 1 Introduction: Dumb --
Out and In --
Four Dogs --
Noticing Animals --
The Animal Turn --
Dumb --
Television and the Public --
UnseenUnheardUnsmelledâ#x80;Œ --
References --
Chapter 2 Human --
AlienHuman --
The Species Problem --
The Dominance of Science --
The Humanities and Humanism --
Posthumanism --
Case Study: Peppa Pig --
References --
Chapter 3 Wild --
The Best Television Series Ever --
Documentary --
The Social Construction of Nature --
The Anthropocene --
The Anthroposcene Case Study: The HuntReferences --
Chapter 4 Zoo --
Standard Practice --
An Unnatural History --
To Be Seen --
For Their Own Good --
Case Study: Our Zoo --
References --
Chapter 5 Pet --
In the Home --
Animal Ownership --
Animal Labour --
Dominance and Affection --
Case Study: Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan --
References --
Chapter 6 Meat --
A Chilling Artefact --
Making Meat --
Cooking Meat --
Case Study: Jamie and Jimmyâ#x80;#x99;s Friday Night Feast --
References --
Chapter 7 Conclusion: Undumb --
DogTV --
Species --
Subjectivity --
Looking SeeingTelevision --
Animalities --
References --
Responsibility: Brett Mills.


This book is the first in-depth study of the representation of animals on television. This book will be of interest to readers exploring media studies, contemporary television, animal studies, and  Read more...


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"Mills's book has much to offer those interested in rethinking animal representation and human-animal relationships. The breadth of his scholarly engagement is particularly impressive: Mills brings Read more...

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