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by James Hay,Laurie Ouellette
Better Living through Reality TV achieves what cultural theory does at its best: a fascinating, insightful, and clear-eyed look at contemporary society as seen through the lens of pop culture. With this book, reality TV scholarship finally 'gets real'. This book raises a whole new set of questions about reality TV. Less concerned with the "reality" of the shows, these authors force us to confront the realities of our contemporary culture. This book is perhaps less for fans and more for those who want to think deeply about contemporary television and its relationship to the pressing political and social issues of our time.
Reality television does not do things to us – but it can represent to us some of the things we are doing to ourselves
Reality television does not do things to us – but it can represent to us some of the things we are doing to ourselves. In this regard, reality television remains a fruitful site for ongoing cultural study because it has something potentially interesting and instructive and therefore real to say about the society that continues to produce it. This chapter explores some of the dimensions of the. portrayal of monitoring and surveillance on reality television, and how this might inform an understanding of broader surveillance practices in the digital era.
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How television judges neighborhoods, ideas of citizenship, what is a good household and a bad household and how this is packaged for consumption of the television audience. Chapter six examines the "democracy" of many forms of reality television - how people are tasked to vote for shows, for people.
Argues that reality television teaches viewers to monitor, motivate, improve, transform and protect themselves in. .Laurie Ouellette is Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Minnesota.
Argues that reality television teaches viewers to monitor, motivate, improve, transform and protect themselves in the name of freedom, enterprise, and personal responsibility. James Hay is an Associate Professor in the College of Communication at the University of rbana.
by Ouellette, Laurie. ISBN: 1405134402 Subject(s): Reality television programs %Social aspects. Authors: Hay, James,%1952-%joint author Published by : Blackwell Pu. (Malden, MA :) Physical details: 255 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Reality television programs. Online Resources: Table of contents only. Contributor biographical information. Publisher description.
Better Living through Reality TV: Television and Post-Welfare Citizenship. Viewers like you?: how public TV failed the people. Laurie Ouellette, James Hay. 8 Mb.
A lucid and fascinating treatment of the modern obsession with work and self-improvement, this lively book will strike a.
Все результаты Поиска книг Google Об авторе (2005). Laurie Ouellette is associate professor in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Malden: Black-well, 2008.
Laurie Ouellette, James Hay. Combining cutting-edge theories of culture and government with programming examples-including Todd TV, Survivor, and American Idol-Better Living through Reality TV moves beyond the established concerns of political econom. Combining cutting-edge theories of culture and government with programming examples-including Todd TV, Survivor, and American Idol-Better Living through Reality TV moves beyond the established concerns of political economy and cultural studies to conceptualize television's evolving role in the contemporary period.
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