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The social science of cinema

The social science of cinema

Author: James C Kaufman; Dean Keith Simonton; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford [etc.] : Oxford University Press, cop. 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Top scholars from psychology, economics, sociology, business, and communications tackle key questions about the film experience. From a movie's creation to the audience's reaction to its eventual  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James C Kaufman; Dean Keith Simonton; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780199797813 0199797811
OCLC Number: 894947282
Description: XIII, 306 s. : il. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements ; Dedication ; List of Contributors ; Introduction: Social Science of the Cinema: Fade In ; James C. Kaufman and Dean Keith Simonton ; Section One: The Creation ; 1. Writing for success: Screenplays and cinematic impact ; Dean Keith Simonton ; 2. Sell by date? Examining the shelf life and effects of female actors in popular films ; Stacy L. Smith, Amy Granados, Marc Choueiti and Katherine M. Pieper ; 3. Resolving the paradox of film music through a cognitive narrative approach to film comprehension ; Annabel Cohen ; Section Two: The Audience ; 4. What type of movie person are you? Understanding individual differences in film preferences and uses: A psychographic approach ; Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Andrea Kallias, and Anne Hsu ; 5. Film through the human visual system: Finding patterns and limits ; Jordan E. DeLong, Kaitlin L. Brunick, and James E. Cutting ; 6. Self and the cinematic experience in the age of electronic transmission ; Gerald C. Cupchik and Michelle C. Hilscher ; Section Three: The Production ; 7. The producer-director dyad: Managing the faultline between art and commerce ; Joris J. Ebbers, Nachoem M. Wijnberg, and Pawan V. Bhansing ; 8. Networks and rewards among Hollywood artists: Evidence for a social structural ordering of creativity ; Gino Cattani and Simone Ferriani ; 9. Strategic assets and performance across institutional environments ; Allegre L. Hadida ; Section Four: The Reception ; 10. Analyzing the Academy Awards: Factors associated with winning and when surprises occur ; Iain Pardoe and Dean Keith Simonton ; 11. Responses to and judgments of acting on film ; Thalia R. Goldstein ; 12. As good as it gets? Blockbusters and the inequality of box office results since 1950 ; Victor Fernandez-Blanco, Victor Ginsburgh, Juan Prieto-Rodriguez, and Sheila Weyers ; End Section ; 13. Social Science of the Cinema: Fade Out ; Joshua Butler and James C. Kaufman
Responsibility: ed. by James C. Kaufman and Dean Keith Simonton.


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