Performing disability: impairment, disability and soap opera viewing

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Does television have any influence; does it matter what people watch?(Silverstone, 1994, p. 132) Although disability has seldom been a focus of cultural and media studies criticism, the disabled people's movement has campaigned for more 'positive 'portrayals in the media …
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRepresenting health
Subtitle of host publicationdiscourses of health and illness in the media
EditorsMartin King, Katherine Watson
Place of PublicationBasingstoke
PublisherMacmillan Education UK
Number of pages23
ISBN (Electronic)9780230802483
ISBN (Print)9780333997871
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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NameRepresenting Health


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