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The American family on television

a chronology of 121 shows, 1948-2004

by Marla Brooks

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family on television

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-66) and index.

    StatementMarla Brooks.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1992.8.F33 B76 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 285 p. :
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3393367M
    ISBN 10078642074X
    LC Control Number2005003508

    Welcome to the American Family guide at ! The creators of El Norte and Selena bring you a series about an American-Latino family who attempt to live a normal life in LA. The Head of the /10(34).   An insightful book for those with interests in social, cultural, or family history. Highly recommended.' CHOICE "The American Family: From Obligation to Freedom tackles the challenging project of addressing change and continuity among diverse families over four centuries while also offering a convincing interpretive : David Peterson Del Mar.

    Today, only a minority of American households are traditional two-parent nuclear families and only one-third of American individuals live in this kind of family. That –65 window was not normal.   American Family, An: S Harrington revs An American Family, TV documentary that chronicles life and problems of W C Loud family of Santa Barbara, Calif; family consists of .

    Since its inception as an integral part of American life in the s, television has both reflected and nurtured cultural mores and values. From the escapist dramas of the s, which consciously avoided controversial issues and glossed over life’s harsher realities in favor of an idealized portrayal, to the copious reality TV shows in recent years, on which participants discuss even the. All in the Family, American television situation comedy that aired on the Columbia Broadcasting System (now CBS Corporation) for eight seasons (–79). One of the most successful sitcoms of its time, the show concerns the domestic life of the Bunkers, a lower .


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