A Companion to Television
April 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
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PART I: Theoretical Overviews.
1. The Development of Television Studies (Horace Newcomb, University of Georgia).
2. Critical Perspectives on Television from the Frankfurt School through Postmodernism (Doug Kellner, University of California at Los Angeles).
PART II: Television/History.
3. Television and History (Paddy Scannell, University of Westminster).
4. Our TV Heritage: Television, the Archive and the Reasons for Preservation (Lynn Spigel, Northwestern University).
PART III: Television/Aesthetics & Production.
5. Television as a Moving Aesthetic: In Search of the Ultimate Aesthetic – The Self (Julianne H. Newton, University of Oregon).
6. Locating the Televisual in Golden Age Television (Caren Deming, University of Arizona).
7. Television Production: Who Makes American TV? (Jane M. Shattuc, Emerson College).
PART IV: Television/The State and Policy.
8. Who Rules TV? States, Markets and the Public Interest (Sylvia Harvey, University of Lincoln).
9. Public Broadcasting and Democratic Culture: Consumers, Citizens and Communards (Graham Murdock, University of Loughborough).
10. Culture, Services, Knowledge: Television between Policy Regimes (Stuart Cunningham, Queensland University of Technology).
PART V: Television/Commerce.
11. Television Advertising as Textual and Economic Systems (Matthew P. McAllister, Pennsylvania State University).
12. Watching Television: A Political Economic Approach (Eileen R. Meehan, Louisiana State University).
13. Keeping ‘Abreast’ of MTV and Viacom: The Growing Power of a Media Conglomerate (Jack Banks, Hartford University).
14. The Trade in Television News (Andrew Calabrese, University of Colorado).
PART VI: Television/Programming, Content and Genre.
15. Configurations of the New Television Landscape (Albert Moran, Griffith University).
16. The Study of Soap Opera (Christine Geraghty, University of Glasgow).
17. The Shifting Terrain of American Talk Shows (Jane M. Shattuc, Emerson College).
18. Television and Sports (Michael Real, Royal Roads University).
19. “Where the Past Comes Alive”: Television, History and Collective Memory (Gary R. Edgerton, Old Dominion University).
20. “How will you make it on your own?”: Television and Feminism Since 1970 (Bonnie J. Dow, University of Georgia).
21. Television and Race (Sasha Torres, University of Western Ontario).
PART VII: Television/The Public and Audiences.
22. Television, Public Spheres and Civic Cultures (Peter Dahlgren, Lund University 23 Television and Public Opinion Justin Lewis, Cardiff University).
24. Reality TV: Performance, Authenticity and Television Audiences (Annette Hill, University of Westminster).
25. A Special Audience? Children and Television (David Buckingham, University of London).
PART VIII: Television/Alternative Challenges.
26. Local Community Channels: Alternatives to Corporate Media Dominance (DeeDee Halleck, University of California at San Diego).
PART IX: International Television/Case Studies.
27. Latin American Commercial Television: 'Primitive Capitalism' (John Sinclair, Victoria University).
28. Television in China: History, Political Economy and Ideology (Yuezhi Zhao, Simon Fraser University, and Guo Zhenzhi, Beijing Broadcasting Institute).
29. Japanese Television: Early Development and Research (Shunya Yoshimi, Tokyo University).
30. Change and Transformation in South African Television (Ruth Teer-Tomaselli, University of Natal).
31. Television in the Arab East (Nabil H. Dajani, American University of Beirut).