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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