Television, nation, and culture in Indonesia / Philip Kitley.

The culture of television in Indonesia began with its establishment in 1962 as a public broadcasting service. From that time, through the deregulation of television broadcasting in 1990 and the establishment of commercial channels, television can be understood, Philip Kitley argues, as a part of the...

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Main Author: Kitley, Philip, 1946-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Athens, OH : Ohio University Center for International Studies, 2000.
Series:Research in international studies. Southeast Asia series ; no. 104.
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Summary:The culture of television in Indonesia began with its establishment in 1962 as a public broadcasting service. From that time, through the deregulation of television broadcasting in 1990 and the establishment of commercial channels, television can be understood, Philip Kitley argues, as a part of the New Order's national culture project, designed to legitimate an idealized Indonesian national cultural identity. But Professor Kitley suggests that it also has become a site for the contestation of elements of the New Order's cultural policies. Based on his studies, he further speculates on the.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xviii, 406 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-403) and index.
ISBN:0896804178
9780896804173