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Global Television. An Introduction. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2250776
  • Book
  • July 1997
  • Region: Global
  • 272 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
In this book Chris Barker situates television as a cultural phenomenon in the context of global modernity.
  • The first text to bring together in a single volume the arguments and evidence in the field
  • The first genuine introduction to this topic
  • The author is adept at providing the reader with useful summaries and evaluations of the key arguments and points
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Preface and acknowledgements.

Part I: The Global Institution of Television:.

1. Modernity and Global Television.

2. What is Global Television?.

Part II: Primetime Goes Global: Programmes and Audiences:.

3: Global Soaps and Global News.

4. Television and Global Audiences.

5. Television, Identity and Global Audiences.

6. The Global and the Local: Cultural Imperialism.

7. Conclusion: The Future of Global Television?.

Index.

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Christopher Barker University of Wolverhampton, UK.
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