MDST 4361 - TV and the Family in American Culture and Society Course uri icon



  • Examines the history and character of two central institutions in American society--the family and television--to gain deeper understanding of their formative and enduring roles. Topics include: intersecting histories of the family and television; economic logic of the TV industry and programming; representations of the family in television programming; how families use and interact with television.


  • Peck, Janice  
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Fall 2021 / Fall 2022