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Defining Women: Television and the Case of Cagney and Lacey

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Publisher Comments:

This book deals with the cultural constructions of gender, the many troubles that underlie them, and U.S. television's place in the overall process. It investigates the 'struggle over meanings'--specifically the meanings of woman, women, and femininity; the role of television networks, production companies, production teams, and publicity firms in generating and circulating these meanings; the ways in which TV viewers, the press, and numerous interest groups produce meanings and countermeanings of their own; and how all of these meanings clash and compete for social and semiotic space and power.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807821329
Author:
D'Acci, Julie
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Television - General
Subject:
Television and women
Subject:
Women on television
Subject:
Television and women -- United States.
Subject:
Film and Television-Reference
Publication Date:
19940531
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
358
Dimensions:
9.59x6.40x1.17 in. 1.58 lbs.

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