Psychosocial Explorations of Film and Television Viewing

Ordinary Audience

  • Authors
  • Jo Whitehouse-Hart

Part of the Studies in the Psychosocial book series (STIP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Jo Whitehouse-Hart
    Pages 1-24
  3. Jo Whitehouse-Hart
    Pages 50-72
  4. Jo Whitehouse-Hart
    Pages 73-97
  5. Jo Whitehouse-Hart
    Pages 98-120
  6. Jo Whitehouse-Hart
    Pages 166-183
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 184-204

About this book


Most people have, at some point, experienced powerful, often strange and disconcerting, responses to films and television programmes of which they cannot always make sense. Drawing on insights from psychoanalysis, this book argues that the seemingly mundane and everyday activity of film and television viewing in the home is in fact extraordinary.


Psychosocial Psychosocial Studies Audience Research Television Audiences Film Audiences Television Viewing Psychoanalysis Media Studies film methods television

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