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

Contributor(s): Kraidy, Marwan M, 1972- [editor.] | Sender, Katherine [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Shaping inquiry in culture, communication and media studies: Publisher: Oxon ; New York : Routledge / Taylor & Francis Group, 2011Description: xi, 225 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780415588249 (hardback); 9780415588256 (pbk.); 9780203843567 (ebook).Subject(s): Reality television programs -- Political aspects | | Communication and mass media June2015Genre/Form: -- Reading bookDDC classification: 791.4532
Contents:
Real worlds : 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.
Summary: While the industrial history of the global migrations of reality television is well established, there has been less consideration of the theoretical & methodological implications of this expansion. This book considers ways in which these migrations test our understanding of reality television across the globe.
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Index : p. 219-225.

Includes bibliographical references.

Real worlds : 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.

While the industrial history of the global migrations of reality television is well established, there has been less consideration of the theoretical & methodological implications of this expansion. This book considers ways in which these migrations test our understanding of reality television across the globe.

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