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Television for women : new directions.

Author: Rachel Moseley; Helen Wheatley; Helen Wood
Publisher: [S.l.] : [s.n.], 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The topics included in this book reach from television as material culture at the British exhibition in the first half of the twentieth century, women's roles in television production past and present, to popular 1960s television such as The Liver Birds and, in the twenty-first century, highly successful programmes including Orange is the New Black, Call the Midwife, One Born Every Minute and Wanted Down Under.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Moseley; Helen Wheatley; Helen Wood
ISBN: 9781138914292 1138914290
OCLC Number: 1001959396
Description: .. cm.
Contents: List of FiguresPrefaceAcknowledgementsList of ContributorsIntroduction: Television for Women - what new directions?Rachel Moseley, Helen Wheatley, Helen WoodPart I: Women and WorkChapter 1: Women's History, Women's Work: Popular Television as Feminine HistoriographyMoya LuckettChapter 2: The Feminization of Contemporary British Television Drama: Sally Wainwright and Red ProductionsRuth McElroyChapter 3: "Women pushed their way forward and became quite a force within the BBC": Women's roles in television production and the production of programmes for women Vanessa JacksonPart II: Women and IdentityChapter 4: Catfight! Camp and Queer Visibility in Orange is the New BlackDana A. HellerChapter 5: Brown Girls Who Don't Need Saving: Social Media and the Role of 'Possessive Investment' in The Mindy Project and The Good WifeSujata MoortiChapter 6: Watching One Born Every Minute: Negotiating the terms of the 'good birth'Sara De BenedictisChapter 7: Sex, Class and Consumerism: British Sitcom's Negotiation of the Single GirlVicky BallPart III: Formations of Women's TelevisionChapter 8: Feminist Television or Television for Women? Revisiting the Launch of Canada's Women's Television NetworkSarah A. MathesonChapter 9: Tradition and Innovation: Italian Women's Channels, Factual Entertainment and the Significance of Generation in Women's Viewing PreferencesCecilia Penati and Anna SfardiniChapter 10: Producing Domestic Abuse in Pakistani Television: Between Commerce, Ratings and Social ResponsibilityMunira CheemaPart IV: Women and the HomeChapter 11: Television in the Ideal HomeHelen Wheatley Chapter 12: "I've Been Having Fantasies about Regan and Carter Three Times a Week": Television, Women and DesireHazel CollieChapter 13: Dreaming of the 'Good Life': Gender, Mobility and Anxiety in Wanted Down Under Jilly Boyce Kay and Helen Wood

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The topics included in this book reach from television as material culture at the British exhibition in the first half of the twentieth century, women's roles in television production past and present, to popular 1960s television such as The Liver Birds and, in the twenty-first century, highly successful programmes including Orange is the New Black, Call the Midwife, One Born Every Minute and Wanted Down Under.

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