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Make-Believe Media: The Politics of Entertainment

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Publisher Comments:

A classic "Parenti text," this short volume explains film and television from a political perspective.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-230) and index.

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Political Entertainment. 2. Swarthy Hordes and Other Aliens. 3. The Media Fight the Red Menace. 4. Make-Believe History. 5. Blue-Collar Blues. 6. Affluent Class and Corporate Brass. 7. Superdocs and Shoot-Em-Ups. 8. Black Images in White Media. 9. Luigi, Tony, and The Family. 10. Child Abuse. 11. Preemption, Profits, and Censors. 12. The Myth of Cultural Democracy. Notes. Suggested Readings. Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312056032
Author:
Parenti, Michael
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Author:
Parenti, Michael (Michael Parenti)
Location:
Belmont, CA
Subject:
General
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
Mass Media - Electronics Media
Subject:
Film - History & Criticism
Subject:
Performing arts
Subject:
Motion pictures
Subject:
Screen, radio and tv
Subject:
Social values
Subject:
Television broadcasting
Subject:
Television and politics
Subject:
Media Studies - Electronic Media
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
Television and politics -- United States.
Subject:
Sociology-Media
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - General
Subject:
Politics - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Series Volume:
v. 4, no. 1
Publication Date:
November 1991
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
254
Dimensions:
8.85x5.97x.48 in. .68 lbs.

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