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Author LinkKilborn, R. W.
Title LinkTaking the long view : a study of longitudinal documentary / Richard Kilborn.
Imprint Manchester, UK ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. by Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Description 201 p. ;  23 cm.
Type of Material Monograph
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [194]-197) and index.
Contents Contents: 1. Reflections on longitudinal documentary: form and function -- 2. Short histories -- Seven Up -- The Children of Golzow -- The Children of Jordbro -- 3. Getting Started -- Seven Up -- The Children of Golzow -- The Children of Jordbro -- 4. Gaining and maintaining momentum -- Seven Up -- The Children of Golzow -- The Children of Jordbro -- 5. Never-ending stories? -- 6. Towards an ending -- Seven Up -- The Children of Golzow -- The Children of Jordbro.
Summary This is a study of documentary series that set out to trace the life-journeys of individuals from their earliest schooldays until they are fully grown adults. It provides extended accounts of Michael Apted’s ’Seven Up’ and two other longitudinal series which have been produced in the last three or four decades.
Subject LinkDocumentary television programs -- History and criticism.
LinkLongitudinal method.
Subject LinkDocumentary television programs.
LinkLongitudinal method.
LinkCriticism, interpretation, etc.

System Number 000680525
ISBN Link9780719078644 (hbk.)
Link0719078644 (hbk.)
Link9780719078651 (pbk.)
Link0719078652 (pbk.)

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