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Prescription TV: Therapeutic Discourse in the Hospital and at Home

Joy V. Fuqua
Format
Book
Published
Durham [NC] : Duke University Press, 2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9780822351153 (cloth : alk. paper), 0822351153 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780822351269 (pbk. : alk. paper), 0822351269 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction: Television, hospital, home
  • Convalescent companions : hospital entertainment before television
  • Television goes to the modern hospital
  • Positioning the patient : the spatial therapeutics of hospital television
  • Television in and out of the hospital : broadcasting directly to the consumer-patient
  • Mediated agency : consumer-patients and Pfizer's Viagra commercials
  • Conclusion: our bodies, our (TV) selves.
Description
xii, 201 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-195) and index.
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