A Companion to Reality Television

A Companion to Reality Television

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International in scope and more comprehensive than existing collections, A Companion to Reality Television presents a complete guide to the study of reality, factual and nonfiction television entertainment, encompassing a wide range of formats and incorporating cutting-edge work in critical, social and political theory. Original in bringing cutting-edge work in critical, social and political theory into the conversation about reality TV Consolidates the latest, broadest range of scholarship on the politics of reality television and its vexed relationship to culture, society, identity, democracy, and a€œordinary peoplea€ in the media Includes primetime reality entertainment as well as precursors such as daytime talk shows in the scope of discussion Contributions from a list of international, leading scholars in this fieldIn this sense, a€œreality television isabout power asit is configured in the new diagram of control and communication, a€ Bratich ... Annette Hill (2007) hasproduced evidence that people takea relaxed, ethically ambivalent attitude to crimebasedanbsp;...

Title:A Companion to Reality Television
Author:Laurie Ouellette
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2013-12-16


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