Defining Cable Television: Structuration and Public Policy

Patrick R. Parsons

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As applied in a case study of how the policy definition of cable television evolved, Giddens's theory of structuration “Offers a conceptual framework for the untangling of problems of power and dominance… a tool for analyzing and understanding the process by which social and political reality is formed.”

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)10-26
Number of pages17
JournalJournal of Communication
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1989

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Communication
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Linguistics and Language


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