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Title Adapting Idols : authenticity, identity and performance in a global television format / edited by Koos Zwaan, Joost de Bruin.

Published Farnham : Ashgate, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  791.456 ADAP    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 237 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Ashgate popular and folk music series.
Ashgate popular and folk music series.
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. I ADAPTING THE GLOBAL IDOLS FORMAT -- 1.Strategic Behaviour in the International Exploitation of TV Formats: A Case Study of the Idols Format / Martin Kretschmer -- 2.How Media System Rather Than Culture Determines National Variation: Danish Idols and Australian Idol Compared / Pia Majbritt Jensen -- 3.Articulations of National, Regional and Ethnic Identities in Official Idols Websites / Joost de Bruin -- 4.The Search for an Asian Idol: The Performance of Regional Identity in Reality Television / Jinna Tay -- 5.Àccept No Limitations': Expressions of Diasporic Identity in Nigerian Idol / Tess Conner -- pt. II POLITICS OF IDENTITY IN IDOLS SHOWS -- 6.An Idol Against His Will? Ethnicity and Cultural Inclusion in Czech Search for a Superstar / Vaclav Stetka -- 7.The Power of Imitation in Music Idol: Popular Music and Cultural Agency in Post-Socialist Bulgaria / Plamena Kourtova --
Contents note continued: 8.Does Race Matter to Generation Y? The Politics of Identity in Australian Idol / Henk Huijser -- 9.Superstar and Middle Eastern Political Identities / Mary Ghattas -- 10.Fandom, Politics and the Super Girl Contest in a Globalized China / Stefan Landsberger -- pt. III PRODUCING AND CONSUMING IDOLS -- 11.Can a Zero Become a Hero? Comparing Personal Characteristics of Audition and Live Show Contestants of the Dutch Idols / Tom ter Bogt -- 12.Are You a Musician? The Rock Ideology and the Construction of Authenticity on Australian Idol / Nicholas Carah -- 13.Gender Performance in American Idol, Pop Idol and The X Factor / Ruth A. Deller -- 14.Watching Without Voting: Norwegian Child Audiences Questioning Idols' Ethos / Vebjorg Tingstad -- 15.Our Own Idols: Appropriations of Popular Television in Dutch Festivity Culture / Liesbet van Zoonen.
Other author Zwaan, Koos.
Bruin, Joost de.
Subject Pop idol (Television program : 2001-2003)
Popular music -- Competitions -- Cross-cultural studies.
Reality television programs -- Cross-cultural studies.
Television personalities -- Cross-cultural studies.
Television and globalization.
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