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Hamamoto, Darrell Y. 1989. Nervous laughter: Television situation comedy and liberal democratic ideology. (Media and Society). New York: Praeger. 192 pp.
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This study, drawing political conclusions from textual material, considers TV sitcom as 'ideological' in the sense of an unrelenting backing of capitalism and of the oppression of women and minorities.

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