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