Theorising Television essay

What can feminist TV criticism reveal about EITHER crime drama OR children’s television OR reality TV? You should make reference to 1-2 detailed case study programmes (from the same genre) in your response.


Cardwell, Sarah (1997) ‘’Is Quality Television any Good? Generic Distinctions, Evaluations and the Troubling Matter of Critical Judgement’, in Akass, Kim and Janet McCabe (eds) Quality TV: Contemporary American Television and Beyond, London: IB Tauris, pp.19-34.
Mittell, Jason (2004) Television and Genre: From Cop Shows to Cartoons, London: Routledge.
Williams, Kevin (2003) Understanding Media Theory, Oxford, Arnold.