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Prime Time Soap Operas on Indian Television

Munshi, Shoma:
Prime time soap operas on Indian television / Shoma Munshi. - London [u.a.] : Routledge, 2010. - xv, 312 S., [36] S. Taf. : Ill.
ISBN 978-0-415-55377-3
£ 60,00
DDC: 791.456

This book focuses on ‘urban family soaps’ on television and analyses them as an important resource for anthropological insights into contemporary social issues and practices. It studies the ‘popular’ and ‘everyday’ while also concentrating on the middle class. [Verlagsinformation]

Acknowledgements. ix
List of Graphs and Illustrations. xiii
List of Visuals. xiv
1. Introduction. 1
2. The Milieu of Production. 34
3. Key Elements of Production: Characteristics of Sopas. 82
4. Soap Tales. 109
5. Women: Similar Genre, Different Representations. 137
6. The Male Voice. 160
7. Themes and Issues. 175
8. Conclusion. 207
Appendix I: Tracking the Growth of Televsion in India. 227
Appendix II: TAM (Television Audience Measurement Ratings). 233
Appendix III: Synopses of Soap Operas Bibliography. 255
Bibliography. 276
Index. 304

SHOMA MUNSHI is Division Head -- Social Sciences, and Professor of Anthropology at the American University of Kuwait (AUK). Profile page.

Quellen: Routledge; Amazon; WorldCat.