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Images of the 60s in the 80s: memories of social unrest in US tv series

Sheehan, Helena (1988) Images of the 60s in the 80s: memories of social unrest in US tv series. In: International Television Studies Conference, 20-22 July 1988, Institute of Education, London, UK.

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Abstract

In the 1960s American society was shaken to its foundations. This paper examines the representations of this decade two decades later, exploring the conflicting images of the sixties surfacing in various genre of the tv drama of the eighties. It queries how far any of them embody a genuine coming to terms with the times.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Conference
Refereed:Yes
Additional Information:This paper was presented at the International Television Studies Conference in London in 1988.
Uncontrolled Keywords:television drama; ideology; new left; new right; Vietnam war; Rambo syndrome;
Subjects:Social Sciences > Sociology
Social Sciences > International relations
Humanities > History
Humanities > Motion pictures
Social Sciences > Communication
Humanities > Drama
Social Sciences > Mass media
Social Sciences > Social psychology
Humanities > Film studies
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Science > School of Communications
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:4703
Deposited On:16 Jul 2009 15:19 by Helena Sheehan. Last Modified 16 Jul 2009 15:19

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