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Consuming environments : television and commercial culture

Author: Mike Budd; Steve Craig; Clayton M Steinman
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©1999.
Series: Communications, media, and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Using examples drawn from commercials, news broadcasts and TV shows, this book provides a study of the consequences of television's power over our habits of material consumption and television's ultimate impact on the environment.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Budd, Mike, 1944-
Consuming environments.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607205133
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Budd; Steve Craig; Clayton M Steinman
ISBN: 0813525918 9780813525914 0813525926 9780813525921
OCLC Number: 39069448
Description: xix, 225 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Foreword: Telling All the Stories / George Gerbner --
Preface and Acknowledgments --
Ch. 1. Television and the Environment: An Introduction --
Ch. 2. An Overview of Television Economics --
Ch. 3. Advertisers and Their Audience --
Ch. 4. Signification, Discourse, and Ideology --
Ch. 5. Television Realisms --
Ch. 6. The Flow of Commodities --
Ch. 7. From Consumers to Activitists.
Series Title: Communications, media, and culture.
Responsibility: Mike Budd, Steve Craig, and Clay Steinman.
Local System Bib Number:
.b16952327

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