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Television and the quality of life

how viewing shapes everyday experience
  • 287 Pages
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  • English
by
L. Erlbaum Associates , Hillsdale, N.J
Television viewers, Television -- Social as
StatementRobert Kubey, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.
SeriesCommunication, Communication (Hillsdale, N.J.)
ContributionsCsikszentmihalyi, Mihaly.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE8700.65 .K82 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 287 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2215513M
ISBN 10080580708X, 0805805524
LC Control Number89038679

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The style of writing is very academic, and /5(3). Television and the Quality of Life also compares the viewing experience cross-nationally using samples from the United States, Italy, Canada, and Germany -- and then interprets the findings within a broad theoretical and historical framework that considers how information use and daily activity contribute to individual, familial, societal, and Cited by: Television and the Quality of Life: How Viewing Shapes Everyday Experience (Routledge Communication Series) by Kubey, Robert, Csikszentmihalyi, Mihalyi () Hardcover Hardcover – January 1, out of 5 stars 3 ratings See all formats and editions/5(3).

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