altIgTeacher TV: Sixty Years of Teachers on Television examines some of the most influential teacher characters presented on television from the earliest sitcoms to contemporary dramas and comedies. Both topical and chronological, the book follows a general course across decades and focuses on dominant themes and representations, linking some of the most popular shows of the era to larger cultural themes. Some of these include: altBRg - a view of how gender is socially constructed in popular culture and in society altBRg - racial tensions throughout the decades altBRg - educational privileges for elite students altBRg - the mundane and the provocative in teacher depictions on television altBRg - the view of gender and sexual orientation through a new lens altBRg - life in inner-city public schools altBRg - the culture of testing and dropping out altBRg Every pre-service and classroom teacher should read this book. It is also a valuable text for upper-division undergraduate and graduate level courses in media and education as well.Characters at Caspar High School include Vice Principal Lancer, who is keen to enforce the school rules. Fatherhood was ... Three sitcoms were launched in 2004: Neda#39;s Declassified School Survival Guide, Unfabulous, and Phil of the Future.
|Author||:||Mary M. Dalton, Laura R. Linder|
|Publisher||:||Peter Lang - 2008|