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The Resource Reality bites back : the troubling truth about guilty pleasure TV, Jennifer L. Pozner

Reality bites back : the troubling truth about guilty pleasure TV, Jennifer L. Pozner

Label
Reality bites back : the troubling truth about guilty pleasure TV
Title
Reality bites back
Title remainder
the troubling truth about guilty pleasure TV
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer L. Pozner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Takes a look at how our favorite shows reinforce stereotypes and force-feed us messages about who we're supposed to be and what we're supposed to want. Pozner exposes the commercial and political agendas behind the genre, revealing how the shows negatively impact women, people of color, and future generations
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pozner, Jennifer L
Dewey number
791.45/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1992.8.R43
LC item number
P69 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reality television programs
  • Reality television programs
  • Women on television
  • Sex role on television
  • Minorities on television
Label
Reality bites back : the troubling truth about guilty pleasure TV, Jennifer L. Pozner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [347]-351) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Resisting project brainwash -- 1. Unraveling reality TV's twisted fairy tales: Cinderellas and cautionary tales -- 2. Get comfortable with my flaw finder: women's bodies as women's worth -- 3. Bitches and morons and skanks, oh my: what reality TV teaches us about women -- 4. This is not my beautiful house: class anxiety, hyperconsumerism, and mockery of the poor -- 5. Erasing ethnicity, encoding bigotry: race, pre- and post-Flavor of love -- 6. Ghetto bitches, china dolls and cha cha divas: race, beauty, and the tyranny of Tyra Banks -- 7. Beautiful corpses, abusive princes: violence against women as glamorous, romantic reality -- 8. "I would be a servant to him": new millennium, same old backlash -- 9. The world according to CoverGirl: advertiser ideology goes 3-D -- 10. Fun with media literacy: drinking games, deconstruction guides, and other critical thinking tools -- 11. What are you going to do?: how you can transform the media, starting today
Control code
560556669
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
386 pages
Isbn
9781580052658
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010010376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)560556669
Label
Reality bites back : the troubling truth about guilty pleasure TV, Jennifer L. Pozner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [347]-351) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Resisting project brainwash -- 1. Unraveling reality TV's twisted fairy tales: Cinderellas and cautionary tales -- 2. Get comfortable with my flaw finder: women's bodies as women's worth -- 3. Bitches and morons and skanks, oh my: what reality TV teaches us about women -- 4. This is not my beautiful house: class anxiety, hyperconsumerism, and mockery of the poor -- 5. Erasing ethnicity, encoding bigotry: race, pre- and post-Flavor of love -- 6. Ghetto bitches, china dolls and cha cha divas: race, beauty, and the tyranny of Tyra Banks -- 7. Beautiful corpses, abusive princes: violence against women as glamorous, romantic reality -- 8. "I would be a servant to him": new millennium, same old backlash -- 9. The world according to CoverGirl: advertiser ideology goes 3-D -- 10. Fun with media literacy: drinking games, deconstruction guides, and other critical thinking tools -- 11. What are you going to do?: how you can transform the media, starting today
Control code
560556669
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
386 pages
Isbn
9781580052658
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010010376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)560556669

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