David Scott Diffrient

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Movie Migrations

Transnational Genre Flows and South Korean Cinema

Rutgers University Press

This timely new study reveals that, though South Korean popular culture might be enjoying new prominence on the global stage, the nation’s film industry has long been a hub for creative appropriations across national borders. Movie Migrations explores how Korean filmmakers have put a unique spin on familiar genres, while influencing world cinema from Hollywood to Bollywood. 
 

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Movie Minorities

Transnational Rights Advocacy and South Korean Cinema

Rutgers University Press

Rights advocacy has become a prominent facet of South Korea’s increasingly transnational motion picture output, and today films about political prisoners, undocumented workers, and people with disabilities attract mainstream attention. Movie Minorities offers the first English-language study of Korean cinema’s role in helping to galvanize activist social movements across these and other identity-based categories.

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Very Special Episodes

Televising Industrial and Social Change

Rutgers University Press

Very Special Episodes explores various examples of the “very special episode” to chart the history of American television and its self-identified status as an arbiter of culture. Through the study of this unique television format, this anthology traces the history of television’s engagement with many of the most important political, aesthetic, economic, and social movements that continue to challenge our society today.

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Very Special Episodes

Televising Industrial and Social Change

Rutgers University Press

Very Special Episodes explores various examples of the “very special episode” to chart the history of American television and its self-identified status as an arbiter of culture. Through the study of this unique television format, this anthology traces the history of television’s engagement with many of the most important political, aesthetic, economic, and social movements that continue to challenge our society today.

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