Movie Towns and Sitcom Suburbs: Building Hollywood’s Ideal Communities

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Media depictions of community are enormously influential on wider popular opinion about how people would like to live. In this study, Rowley examines depictions of ideal communities in Hollywood films and television and explores the implications of attempts to build real-world counterparts to such imagined places.
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Stephen Rowley is Lecturer of Urban and Social Studies at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia.
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Publisher
Springer
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Published on
Oct 21, 2015
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Pages
272
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ISBN
9781137493286
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Language
English
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Genres
Performing Arts / Film / General
Performing Arts / Film / History & Criticism
Performing Arts / General
Photography / Techniques / Cinematography & Videography
Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Social Science / Human Geography
Social Science / Media Studies
Social Science / Sociology / General
Social Science / Sociology / Urban
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