Prime-time families television culture in postwar America / [electronic resource] : Ella Taylor. - Berkeley : University of California Press, c1989. - 1 online resource (xii, 196 p.)
Based on the author's thesis (Brandeis University).
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-185) and index.
Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction: Cultural Analysis and Social Change; 2. Television as Family: The Episodic Series, 1946-1969; 3. Prime-Time Relevance: Television Entertainment Programming in the 1970s; 4. Trouble at Home: Television's Changing Families, 1970-1980; 5. All in the Work-Family: Television Families in Workplace Settings; 6. Family Television Then and Now; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z;
Prime-Time Families provides a wide-ranging new look at television entertainment in the past four decades. Working within the interdisciplinary framework of cultural studies, Ella Taylor analyzes television as a constellation of social practices. Part popular culture analysis, part sociology, and part American history, Prime-Time Families is a rich and insightful work the sheds light on the way television shapes our lives.
9780520911246 (electronic bk.) 0520911245 (electronic bk.) 0585178402 (electronic bk.) 9780585178400 (electronic bk.)
Television and families--United States.
Television series--United States.
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Media Studies.
PERFORMING ARTS / Television / General
Television and families.
PN1992.8.F33 / T39 1989eb