Prescription TV : therapeutic discourse in the hospital and at home / Joy V. Fuqua

Author(s): Fuqua, Joy V., 1962-
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Subjects: Television broadcasting--Health aspects
Television in medicine
Hospital patients--Services for
Patients--Services for
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Durham : Duke University Press, 2012
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: xii, 201 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2011053296
ISBN: 9780822351153 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0822351153 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780822351269 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0822351269 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references ([155]-201) and index
Contents: Introduction: television, hospital, home -- Convalescent companions: hospital entertainment before television -- Television goes to the modern hospital -- Positioning the patient : the spatial therapeutics of hospital television -- Television in and out of the hospital : broadcasting directly to the consumer-patient -- Mediated agency : consumer-patients and Pfizer's Viagra commercials -- Conclusion: our bodies, our (TV) selves
OCLC Number: 769429989
ISBN/ISSN: 9780822351153