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Television and the family

William Douglas

Television and the family

is something wrong in suburbia?

by William Douglas

  • 339 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Lawrence Erlbaum in Mahwah, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Television and family -- United States,
  • Television broadcasting -- Social aspects -- United States,
  • Suburban life -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementWilliam Douglas.
    SeriesLEA"s communication series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ520 .D68 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 197 p.
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22487284M
    ISBN 100805840125, 0805840133

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