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Title Reality gendervision : sexuality & gender on transatlantic reality television / Brenda R. Weber, editor.

Published Durham and London : Duke University Press, 2014.


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Physical description 1 online resource (395 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Trash talk: the gender politics of reality television / Brenda R. Weber -- The pleasures and perils in being seen -- The "pig", "the older woman" and the "catfight": -- Gender, celebrity, and controversy in a decade of British reality TV / Su Holmes and Deborah Jermyn -- Reality TV and the gendered politics of flaunting / Misha Kavka -- Keeping up with the aspirations: commercial family values and the Kardashian brand / Maria Pramaggiore and Diane Negra -- When America's queen of talk saved Britain's duchess of pork: finding Sarah, Oprah Winfrey, and the transatlantic politics of self-making / Brenda R. Weber -- Wrecked: programming celesbian reality / Dana Heller -- Citizenship, ethnicity, and (trans)national identity -- Abject femininity and compulsory masculinity on Jersey shore / Amanda Ann Klein -- Supersizing the family: nation, gender, and recession on reality TV / Rebecca Stephens -- "Get more action" on gladiatorial television: simulation and masculinity on deadliest warrior / Lindsay Steenberg -- Jade Goody's preemptive hagiography: neoliberal citizenship and reality TV celebrity / Kimberly Springer -- Mediated freak shows and cautionary tales it's not TV, it's birth control: reality TV and the "problem" of teenage pregnancy / Laurie Ouellette -- Intimating disaster: choices, women, and hoarding shows / Susan Lepselter -- Freaky five-year-olds and mental mommies: narratives of gender, race, and class in tlc's toddlers & tiaras / Kirsten Pike -- Legitimate targets: reality television and large people / Gareth Palmer -- Spectral men: femininity, race, and traumatic manhood in the RTV ghost-hunter genre / David Greven.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Weber, Brenda R., 1964- editor.
Subject Reality television programs.
Gender identity on television.
Sex role on television.
Electronic books.
Variant Title Reality gendervision : sexuality and gender on transatlantic reality television.
ISBN 9780822356691 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822356820 (paperback: alk. paper)
9780822376644 (e-book)