Prime Time Society

Prime Time Society : Anthropological Analysis of Television and Culture

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This book should be of interest to undergraduate courses in anthropology, sociology and American studies.show more

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  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 167.1 x 234.4 x 13.2mm | 430.92g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0534124984
  • 9780534124984

Table of contents

Part One: Television and culture. Television and cultural behavior. Studying television. Part Two: The national level. Censors and gatekeepers. Telenovelas, mass culture, and national identity. Cultural contrasts in prime-time society. Competition, achievement, and information. What's news: crime, violence, and the stranger. Part Three: The local level. The field sites. Television's social impact. Television's impact on attitudes, fears, values, images, and consumerism. Festivals, celebrations, and gift-giving. Television and modern life.show more

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