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Author Wen, Huike

Title Television and the Modernization Ideal in 1980s China : Dazzling the Eyes
Published Lexington Books, 2013

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Contents TELEVISION AND THE MODERNIZATION IDEAL IN 1980s CHINA -- CONTENTS -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. What Could You Do with a Television Set?: The Legitimization of Television -- Chapter 2. Jump Starting a Learning Process: The Ownership of TV Sets and Social Status -- Chapter 3. Documenting Nature: TV and the Representation of Nature in 1980s China -- Chapter 4. TV and the Other Modern Mass Media -- Chapter 5. Providing More Choices?: Domenstic and Imported TV Dramas and Gender Confusion -- Epilogue. Continuity, Importation, Creation and the Chinese TV Industry -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the Author
Summary Using theories of visual culture, media technology, globalization and gender studies supplemented by visual images and interviews, the book explores Chinese television history in the pivotal decade of the 1980s from the cultural studies viewpoint and explains the intellectual reception of television in China during the '80s
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Subject Television -- Social aspects -- China -- History -- 20th century
Television broadcasting -- China -- History -- 20th century
Visual communication -- Social aspects -- China -- History -- 20th century
Mass media -- Social aspects -- China -- History -- 20th century
Social change -- China -- History -- 20th century
Television broadcasting -- Social aspects -- China -- History -- 20th century
Civilization
Intellectual life
Mass media -- Social aspects
Social change
Social conditions
Television broadcasting
Television -- Social aspects
Visual communication -- Social aspects
China -- Social conditions -- 1976-2000.
China -- Intellectual life -- 1976-
China -- Civilization -- 1976-2002.
China
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1306187532
9781306187534