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Broadcasting

  • Cop Showsby Roger Sabin; Ronald Wilson; Linda Speidel

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00

    From cops who are paragons of virtue, to cops who are as bad as the bad guys...from surly loners, to upbeat partners...from detectives who pursue painstaking investigation, to loose cannons who just want to kick down the door, the heroes and anti-heroes of TV police dramas are part of who we are. They enter our living rooms and tell us tall tales about... more...

  • The Wire in the College Classroomby Karen Dillon; Naomi Crummey

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    The Wire's provocative subject matter, layered narrative and explicit critiques of American socio-economic institutions make it one of the most teachable television series in recent years. This collection of new essays offers practical examples for implementing The Wire in the college classroom as a cultural text to engage students in critical... more...

  • The Star Trek Universeby Douglas Brode; Shea T. Brode

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 74.99

    This collection of essays looks at the spinoffs of Star Trek and examines themes found in and among those various manifestations. more...

  • Gene Roddenberry's Star Trekby Douglas Brode; Shea T. Brode

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 74.99

    This collection of essays looks at the groundbreaking impact of the original Star Trek series (1966-1969) and the various themes that the show conveyed, not only during its run but in the subsequent film and cartoon versions featuring the original characters and cast members. more...

  • The Poverty of Televisionby Jonathan Corpus Ong

    Anthem Press 2015; US$ 99.00

    Based on an ethnographic study of television and audiences in class-divided Philippines, this is the first book to take a bottom-up approach in considering how people respond to images and narratives of suffering and poverty on television. more...

  • Gaz (And My Parsnip) - The Autobiography of Geordie Shore's Ultimate Ladby Gary Beadle

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74

    You?ve seen him head home with countless hotties and a megawatt grin on his face – now learn how he does it… In 2011, loveable ladies magnet Gary Beadle was jobless and down to his last £20 when he was randomly asked to be in a new reality TV show called Geordie Shore. He?d never even heard of its American predecessor, Jersey Shore, but with his... more...

  • Masculinity in Contemporary Quality Televisionby Dr Michael Mario Albrecht; Professor C Richard King

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    Recent years have seen a rise in the popularity and quantity of ?quality? television programs, many of which featuring complicated versions of masculinity that are informed not only by the women?s movement of the sixties and seventies, but also by several decades of backlash and debate about the effects of women?s equality on men, masculinity, and... more...

  • Das Fernsehen als Sinnproduzentby Angela Keppler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 42.00

    What is the impact of television and the practices related to it on social reality? With its diverse programs and formats, what does television tell us about the organization of social reality? The case studies in this volume use specific examples to show how television generates heterogeneous meaning. They also illuminate the perspectives... more...

  • A State of Arrested Developmentby Kristin M. Barton

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00

    One of the most critically-acclaimed television series of all time, Arrested Development is widely hailed as a cutting-edge comedy that broke the traditional sitcom mold. The winner of six Emmys, the series was canceled by Fox in 2006, only to be revived in 2013 via Netflix's streaming service. Beyond its innovative approach to storytelling, the... more...

  • Spartacus in the Television Arenaby Michael G. Cornelius

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00

    Spartacus, the Thracian gladiator turned rebel leader, endures as a near-mythic hero who fought for the oppressed against a Roman oligarchy built on the backs of slave labor. The image of Spartacus as a noble if doomed avenger is familiar and his story has been retold through history as a cautionary tale about social injustice. The television series... more...