'Nae bevvying, nae skiving': language and community in the Scottish soap opera

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Book abstract: This book brings together academics, writers and politicians to explore the range and nature of the media in Scotland. The book includes chapters on the separate histories of the press, broadcasting and cinema, on the representation and construction of Scotland, the contemporary communications environment, and the languages used in the media. Other chapters consider television drama, soap opera, broadcast comedy, gender, the media and politics, race and ethnicity, gender, popular music, sport and new technology, the place of Gaelic, and current issues in screen fiction.

Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Media in Scotland
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008



  • Scottish television
  • media studies

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