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Remote Control

Author : Ellen Seiter
ISBN : 9781135036904
Genre : Social Science
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The ways in which we watch television tell us much about our views of gender, the family and society. Bringing together the leading experts in the field of audience studies, this book investigates how viewers watch television, and what they think about the programmes they see. Originally published in 1989, the book is divided into two sections which discuss some of the theoretical issues at stake and then present case studies of a wide range of viewers: women office workers, Israeli watchers of Dallas, German families, the elderly, and American daytime soap fans. Contributors from Britain, the United States, Western Europe, Australia and Israel offer a wide range of perspectives, from feminism to post-modernism, and from semiotics to Marxism. ‘Together these essays constitute one of the best possible introductions to the leading edge of research into the phenomenon of television.’ Choice
Category: Social Science

Remote Control

Author : Barbara Kruger
ISBN : 0262611066
Genre : Art
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Essays discuss American popular culture, the emotional impact of art, and economic and political influences on the arts, and review television programs and motion pictures
Category: Art

Remote Control

Author : Stephen White
ISBN : 1101209119
Genre : Fiction
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New York Times bestselling author Stephen White proves once again that he “writes thrillers of the first order” (Nelson DeMille) in this powerful, unforgettable novel of morality, justice—and cold-blooded murder... A shocking act of violence plunges clinical psychologist Dr. Alan Gregory into the most challenging and dangerous case of his career. At the heart of a sensational crime are two women trapped by the furies of fame. One is the beautiful daughter of an assassinated U.S. official, whose life is threatened by a mysterious attacker. The other is Alan’s wife—associate district attorney, Lauren Crowder—who has just been arrested on suspicion of murder. Alan’s desperate search for answers will bring him face-to-face with true evil: a conspiracy fueled by human greed and bound by a deadly secret that someone will kill—and kill again—to keep...
Category: Fiction

Remote Control

Author : Pearl, Martyn
ISBN : 9781861343987
Genre : Political Science
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This report focuses on the use of technology to extend effective governance through remote access and electronic communication in housing associations. It also examines current practice in developing e-strategies, identifies good practice and considers the potential of ICT in enhancing service delivery, accountability and empowering residents.
Category: Political Science

Remote Control

Author : Catharine Lumby
ISBN : 1139449133
Genre : Social Science
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This book examines the ethical challenges posed by new media formats, technologies and audiences. It considers how these emerging genres and technologies work, how they are reshaping the public sphere, and how the connections between product and viewer, and producer and media consumer, are being changed by new shows and formats. It includes lively chapters from a range of prominent media commentators and practitioners on a diverse range of issues, including reality TV, on-line media, the cash for comment scandal and emerging philosophical approaches to new media ethics. With so much interest in contemporary media forms, and so many heated debates about media ethics, this book will be a must for journalists, media practitioners, watchers and students.
Category: Social Science

Managing By Remote Control

Author : Peter R Garber
ISBN : 1574442384
Genre : Business & Economics
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Point. Click. Done! What a world this would be if everything worked as easily and efficiently as your TV set's remote control. Today's managers could definitely use such convenience in their day-to-day dealings. Many of them face far too many responsibilities for one person. Traditional "empowerment," allowing support staff to take on some of the overload, often produced less-than-desirable results. Even so, some form of empowerment has become an absolute necessity for maxed-out managers. If you suffer from nagging, stressful management overload... Managing by Remote Control now brings you relief! Peter R. Garber, a manager of teamwork development, offers new concepts and techniques to make empowerment practical. He tells why and how past methods failed-and replaces those with more effective measures. Eventually, your capable support staff will make decisions, and solve problems as if a manager were always present and calling the shots. By comparing his techniques and philosophies to the functions of a TV set's remote control, Garber takes an entertaining and humorous approach to the subject. Even those who would rather watch TV than read a business book will find Managing by Remote Control entertaining-and informative. Don't wait for rerun season-read it soon!
Category: Business & Economics

The Remote Control In The New Age Of Television

Author : James Robert Walker
ISBN : UOM:39015028911553
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The first book of state-of-the-art research combining survey measurements with recorded observations of viewing behavior, and analysis of the program sources accessed during "grazing," experimental studies of remote control use, and historical and critical analyses.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Remote Control

Author : Carl Kerby
ISBN : 9780890514917
Genre : Religion
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Contains reviews which reveal how certain popular movies, television programs and books promote evolutionary philosophy, Darwinian concepts, humanism and anti-Christian bias.
Category: Religion

Remote Control

Author : Caetlin Benson-Allott
ISBN : 9781628923445
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. While we all use remote controls, we understand little about their history or their impact on our daily lives. Caetlin Benson-Allot looks back on the remote control's material and cultural history to explain how such an innocuous media accessory has changed the way we occupy our houses, interact with our families, and experience the world. From the first wired radio remotes of the 1920s to infrared universal remotes, from the homemade TV controllers to the Apple Remote, remote controls shape our media devices and how we live with them. Object Lessons is published in partnership with an essay series in the The Atlantic.
Category: Literary Criticism