Living Room Wars: Rethinking Media Audiences (Paperback)Ien Ang (author)
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Living Room Wars highlights the inherent contradictions of a `politics of pleasure' of television consumption: Ang moves beyond the trditional forcus on textual meanings to explore the structural and historical representations fo television audiences as an integral part of modern culture. Her wide-ranging and illuminating discussion takes in the battle between television and its audiences; the politics of empirical audience research; new technologies and the tactics of television consumption; ethnography and radical contextualism in audience studies; television fiction and women's fantasy; feminist desire and female pleasure in media consumption, and the transnational media system.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 220
Weight: 363 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 11 mm
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