Television, Sex and Society

Television, Sex and Society

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Since the 1990s, the screening of sex on American, British and Asian television screens has become increasingly prolific. Considering not only the specificities of selected sexualised images in relation to popular series, this study also concerns itself with the ramifications of TV sex as well as discussing the various techniques that are used by TV producers/programme makers to establish the cultural worth of their texts in series such as Shameless, The Tudors and True Blood. The contributions draw attention to shifting representations of sex on television away from the authoritarian state and patriarchal order, toward a more democratic form of representation. As a significant and under-represented aspect of contemporary television studies, this is the first full-length academic collection to consider the wide-ranging representations of sex in society on contemporary television.Neda#39;s powers do not come with a manual, however, and he only discovers these strict rulings as he watches his neighbour fall ... Neda#39;s only social contact is with the wily private detective Emerson Cod (Chi McBride), and this is classed as aanbsp;...

Title:Television, Sex and Society
Author:Beth Johnson, James Aston, Basil Glynn
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA - 2012-06-14


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