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The politics of reality television : global perspectives / edited by Marwan M. Kraidy and Katherine Sender.

Publication:
New York : Routledge, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 225 p. : ill.
Series:
Shaping inquiry in culture, communication and media studies.
Shaping inquiry in culture, communication and media studies
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Subjects:
Reality television programs -- Political aspects.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The Politics of Reality Television encompasses an international selection of expert contributions who consider the specific ways media migrations test our understanding of, and means of investigating, reality television across the globe. The book addresses a wide range of topics, including: the global circulation and local adaptation of reality television formats and franchisesthe production of fame and celebrity around hitherto ""ordinary"" peoplethe transformation of self under the public eyethe tensions betw
Contents:
Introduction : migrating genres, travelling participants, shifting theories / Katherine Sender
Producing identity. Introduction / Keren Tenenboim-Weinblatt
Real-izing exploitation / Mark Andrejevic
When reality TV is a job / Francois Jost
Just be yourself
only more so : ordinary celebrity in the era of self-service television / Laura Grindstaff
Laboring the self. Introduction / Adrienne Shaw
Governing bodies / Gareth Palmer
Globalizing lifestyles? makeover television in Singapore / Tania Lewis
Reacting to reality TV : the affective economy of an "extended social/public realm" / Helen Wood and Beverly Skeggs
Performing the nation. Introduction / Oren Livio
Commercial nationalism on Balkan reality television / Zala Volcic and Mark Andrejevic
World citizens "a la Francaise : Star academy and the negotiations of "French" identities / Fabienne Darling-Wolf
Reality television and the making of mobile publics : the case of Indian idol / Aswin Punathambekar
Migrating economies. Introduction / Tara Liss-Marino
New industry dynamics : lessons from reality TV in Norway / Yngvar Kjus

Continental reality television and the expansion of South African capital / Sean Jacobs
Making populations appear / Nick Couldry
Reality television in new Worlds / Marwan Kraidy.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Kraidy, Marwan, 1972-
Sender, Katherine.
ISBN:
1-136-91388-2
1-136-91389-0
1-283-03830-7
9786613038302
0-203-84356-8
OCLC:
798533004
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203843567 doi