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Reality television : oddities of culture

Author: Alison Slade; Amber J Narro; Burton P Buchanan
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With its dedication to odd and unique reality television, the media has created intrigue and provided entertainment that reflects a diverse American culture. This book examines such reality television shows, as well as audience response and fan interaction.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Reality television
(DLC) 2013045901
(OCoLC)862589368
Print version:
Reality television.
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2014]
(DLC) 2013045901
(OCoLC)862589368
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Slade; Amber J Narro; Burton P Buchanan
ISBN: 9780739185650 0739185659
OCLC Number: 874029553
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 274 pages)
Contents: Portrayals of masculinity in the Discovery Channel's Deadliest Catch / Burton P. Buchanan --
"I was born this way": the performance and production of southern masculinity in A & E's Duck Dynasty / Leandra H. Hernandez --
You better "redneckognize"!: deploying the discourses of realness, social defiance, and happiness to defend Here Comes Honey Boo Boo on Facebook / Andre Cavalcante --
Are you ready for your 15 minutes of shame? Louisiana Lockdown and narrative in prison reality television / Elizabeth Barfoot Christian --
Bravo's "The Real Housewives": living the (capitalist) American dream? / Nicole B. Cox --
Frugal reality TV during the Great Recession: a qualitative content analysis of TLC's Extreme Couponing / Rebecca M. Curnalia --
Bigger, fatter, gypsier: gender spectacles and cultural frontlines in My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding / Gordon Alley-Young --
Odd or ordinary: social comparisons between real and reality TV families / Pamela L. Morris and Charissa K. Niedzwiecki --
The Lolita spectacle and the aberrant mother: exploring the production and performance of manufactured femininity in Toddlers and Tiaras / Leandra H. Hernandez --
Manifest masculinity: frontier, fraternity, and family in Discovery Channel's Gold Rush / William C. Trapani and Laura L. Winn --
Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew: a wicked brew of fame, addiction, and cultural narcissism / Christopher Mapp --
"Born" survivors and their trickster cousins: masculine primitive ideals and manly (re)creation on reality television / Matthew P. Ferrari --
Catfished: exploring viewer perceptions of online relationships / Leslie Rasmussen --
"I see swamp people": swamp people, southern horrors, and reality television / Julie Haynes.
Responsibility: edited by Alison F. Slade, Amber J. Narro, and Burton P. Buchanan.

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