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 aordinary 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 field... sometimes shaping content fromthe showa#39;s inception (e.g., The Restaurant) or even producing it themselves from scratch (Forda#39;s Escape Routes). ... build, repair, and furnish homes. ... into donorship, a practice that may enhance the status of commercial supportin general (seealso Ouellette andHay, 2008 onCharityanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Companion to Reality Television|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2013-12-16|