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Gay TV and straight America

Author: Ron Becker
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on political and cultural indicators to explain the sudden upsurge of gay material on prime-time network television in the 1990s, this book brings together analysis of relevant Supreme Court rulings, media coverage of gay rights battles, debates about multiculturalism, concerns over political correctness, and more.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Becker
ISBN: 081353688X 9780813536880 0813536898 9780813536897
OCLC Number: 59279740
Description: x, 283 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: the importance of gay-themed TV --
Straight panic and American culture in the 1990s --
Thinking about gay people : civil rights and the confusion over sexual identity --
Network narrowcasting and the slumpy demographic --
The affordable, multicultural politics of gay chic --
Gay material and prime-time network television in the 1990s --
"We're not gay!" : heterosexuality and gay-themed programming --
Straight panic in the 2000s.
Other Titles: Gay television and straight America
Responsibility: Ron Becker.
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